Plan for the unexpected

When developing an estate plan, it’s important to consider all possible situations. Although joint tenancy with survivorship is suitable for many married couples, it doesn’t address every case and may leave surviving spouses to deal with Westmoreland...

The importance of wills

Most people living in Pennsylvania understand the importance of providing for their families after they die. While legal experts generally agree that the most important thing people can do to ensure that their affairs are settled quickly, inexpensively and...

Estate planning tips

Without a proper estate plan, litigation and taxes may take a toll on inherited assets. However, there are certain things Pennsylvania residents can do to ensure that their estate will be handled in the manner they prefer. A comprehensive inventory should be conducted...

Will signing requirements

Those who live in Pennsylvania and elsewhere must generally have witnesses sign their will to make it valid. As a general rule, a witness is anyone 18 or over who is of sound mind when he or she signs the document, although some states have no state age requirement. A...