How to Avoid Making Major Mistakes When Distributing Inheritance

The distribution of inheritance in the estate administration process has many potential pitfalls. As a probate attorney, I’ve seen the complexities and consequences that can arise from missteps in distributing money from the estate. Distributions should be handled with caution to ensure that there are no legal repercussions to the executor.   Errors in distributions […]
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Why You Should Protect Your Children with an Estate Plan

Losing a parent is an incredibly difficult experience for any child. As a probate attorney, I have seen firsthand how the lack of an estate plan can compound this pain. This is particularly evident in Pennsylvania, where estate law intricacies can pose additional challenges. One common struggle adult children face in such scenarios is the […]
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What is an Estate Inventory in Pennsylvania?

When a loved one passes away, the person nominated to serve as the estate’s representative is known as the executor or administrator of the estate. The representative takes on the responsibilities and legal risks associated with doing this job according to the law.     One of the legal duties of a personal representative is to […]
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