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Estate Administration Lawyers in Chester County, PA

At Perna & Abracht, LLC, our attorneys handle all aspects of estate administration, including assisting the estate’s executor or administrator through all phases of estate administration. This includes opening the estate, advertising the estate, collecting all estate assets, paying all estate debts, preparing and finalizing the inheritance tax return(s), handling the estate checking account, preparing the estate accounting, and distributing the estate assets according to the Will. Our firm will handle virtually all of the tasks associated with administering an estate unless the client prefers to handle certain tasks on his or her own, in which case we provide guidance to ensure that the client acts in accordance with the law, thereby avoiding personal liability for errors or omissions.

Probate Litigation: Common Disputes and Resolutions in Estate Administration

When it comes to managing the affairs of a deceased loved one, the probate process can often bring unexpected challenges. Probate litigation becomes...

The Impact of Creditor Claims on Estate Settlement

When undergoing the process of settling an estate, understanding the role of creditor claims is important. These claims can significantly affect the...

Challenges and Pitfalls in Estate Administration

Estate administration can be a daunting process, filled with potential pitfalls and challenges, especially if you are in or around Pennsylvania,...

Understanding The Difference Between Probate And Non-Probate Assets

When a person passes away, a question arises as to what happens to the assets that were owned by the decedent?  Ideally, an estate plan has been put...

Role of an Executor in Estate Administration

When a loved one passes away, and while the family is fighting through grief, the responsibility of managing the deceased’s estate often falls on...

Common Estate Administration Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Although administering an estate can be fairly straightforward in some cases, it is not unusual for challenges to arise. The best way to avoid...

What is a Probate Litigation Attorney and Why Would You Need One?

Probate is the process by which a will is validated and an estate is administered after someone dies. Although many probate proceedings go off...

Updating Your Estate Plan After Divorce

Divorce often involves a lot of change in a short period of time, so it can be easy to overlook important issues like updating your estate plan. If...

Common Estate Planning Errors that May Have Unintended Consequences

Having a solid estate plan in place is important to ensuring that your wishes are carried out and your family is taken care of. Regardless of the...

4 Things to Consider when Creating Your Will

Regardless of your age or income, it is essential to have a properly drafted Will. Although thinking about and discussing death is not pleasant for...

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