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After a person passes away, there are several items that need to be addressed. First is whether or not the decedent (the fancy legal word for the person that passed away) even has an estate. If you die owning anything individually, you have an estate. The keyword is “individually” – how your assets are owned….

by Attorney Ashley Securda Many times I hear the word “estate” being discussed in the wrong context. To further complicate matters, the word “estate” is used in several different ways in the legal profession. Generally, an “estate” is defined as the assets an individual owns after they pass away. The first question to be answered…

By Attorney James E. Crossen, III At Williamson, Friedberg & Jones, LLC, we assist individuals with respect to estate planning.  One of the most important documents a person should have as part of an estate plan is a Power-of-Attorney form. What is a Power-of-Attorney form? It is a legal document where a person (the “Principal”)…

by Attorney J.T. Herber, III A Will is a legal document that outlines how you would like your assets (estate) distributed when you die. It names who you would like to administer your estate. Wills have several important purposes, including: 1. Deciding the ownership of your property when you die. The most common reasoning behind…

by Attorney Ashley Securda Previously, when a parent passed away and if the child inherited anything from the parent, the child had to pay 4.5% on the value of the asset for Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax. For example, if a parent died with $100,000.00 in a bank account, the child would owe $4,500.00 in PA Inheritance…

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