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Congratulations to New Parents in the Lehigh Valley: Why Estate Planning Matters Now More Than Ever

Congratulations to New Parents in the Lehigh Valley: Why Estate Planning Matters Now More Than Ever

Posted March 11, 2024 in Estate Planning, Administration & Litigation

First and foremost, congratulations on the arrival of your little bundle of joy! The journey of parenthood is undoubtedly one of life’s most precious and rewarding experiences. As you embark on this new chapter filled with joy, love, and endless cuddles, there is another aspect of your lives that deserves attention: estate planning. While discussing […]

How Estate and Personal Injury Lawyers Collaborate for Families in Crisis

How Estate and Personal Injury Lawyers Collaborate for Families in Crisis

Posted March 4, 2024 in Estate Planning, Administration & Litigation, Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice

When families face the aftermath of serious injuries or wrongful death of a loved one, navigating the legal complexities requires a team approach from estate and personal injury lawyers. In this blog, we will delve into how these two specialties can work in hand-in-hand to provide critical support to families during times of crisis, and […]

Bill Hutcheson on the Radio Discussing Estate Planning

Bill Hutcheson on the Radio Discussing Estate Planning

Posted February 15, 2024 in Estate Planning, Administration & Litigation, News

Bill Hutcheson was recently a guest on The Bob Parker Health & Medical Insurance Show where he discussed the importance of estate planning documents including the importance of wills, living wills, powers of attorney, and overall estate planning. Bob then asked Bill about family squabbles, will disputes and estate litigation. Lastly, they discussed estate administration, […]

The Utility of Paid-On-Death (POD) and Transfer-On-Death (TOD) Accounts in Estate Planning

The Utility of Paid-On-Death (POD) and Transfer-On-Death (TOD) Accounts in Estate Planning

Posted January 25, 2024 in Estate Planning, Administration & Litigation

Estate planning is a crucial aspect of financial management that allows individuals to ensure their assets are distributed according to their wishes after they pass away. In this realm, Paid-On-Death (POD) and Transfer-On-Death (TOD) accounts stand out as valuable non-probate tools that assist account holders to distribute their assets when they pass away. This blog […]

Unraveling Intestacy: Why It Matters in Estate Planning

Unraveling Intestacy: Why It Matters in Estate Planning

Posted January 17, 2024 in Estate Planning, Administration & Litigation

The term “intestacy” may sound complex, but its implications are straightforward and profound when it comes to estate planning. In this blog post, we delve into the concept of intestacy, exploring what it means and why it matters in the realm of succession and inheritance. What is Intestacy? Intestacy refers to the condition that arises […]

Let’s Talk Turkey: Estate Planning for a Thankful Legacy

Let’s Talk Turkey: Estate Planning for a Thankful Legacy

Posted November 20, 2023 in Estate Planning, Administration & Litigation

As we embrace the season of Thanksgiving and bask in the warmth of family ties, let’s delve into the transformative power of estate planning and how it serves as a catalyst for gratitude. Crafting a thoughtful estate plan can be a profound expression of thanks, enriching not just our lives but the legacy we leave […]

What is the Probate Process in Pennsylvania & New Jersey?

What is the Probate Process in Pennsylvania & New Jersey?

Posted November 10, 2023 in Estate Planning, Administration & Litigation

Probate is the legal process that takes place after a decedent passes away. Probate allows for the transfer and distribution of the decedent’s assets held within their estate. In a nutshell, the process is intended to ensure that a person’s last will & testament is being properly executed, including the settlement of debts and distribution […]

Impacts of Divorce on a Pennsylvania Estate Plan

Impacts of Divorce on a Pennsylvania Estate Plan

Posted October 26, 2023 in Divorce & Family Law, Estate Planning, Administration & Litigation

Are you considering divorce or are you already in the process of divorcing your spouse? In your calculus of considerations including property distribution, potential custody issues, and joint bank accounts, you should consider the effects of divorce on your Pennsylvania Estate Plan. Many people believe that by filing a divorce complaint, their spouse, and the […]

Guardianships for Incapacitated Individuals

Guardianships for Incapacitated Individuals

Posted October 9, 2023 in Estate Planning, Administration & Litigation

When taking care of a loved one who is dependent, or incapacitated, it can be difficult to look out for their best interests when legal hurdles are in the way. Becoming the Guardian of an incapacitated individual can alleviate several legal impediments, which allow you to act on behalf of your loved one who cannot […]

Dying Without a Will in Pennsylvania Can Have Grave Consequences

Dying Without a Will in Pennsylvania Can Have Grave Consequences

Posted October 2, 2023 in Estate Planning, Administration & Litigation

Because it is the month of Halloween, I decided to write a blog about the serious issue of dying without a will in the fun spirit of the season. The spooky consequences of not having a will in Pennsylvania can be absolutely bone-chilling, with the potential to haunt your loved ones and turn your estate […]

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