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  • ELDER LAW - ASSET PROTECTION CASE STUDY
    ELDER LAW - ASSET PROTECTION CASE STUDY

    Michael H. Marks is an elder law attorney practicing at Marks Elder Law with offices in Squirrel Hill and Monroeville. Send questions to Michael@marks-law.com or visit www.marks-law.com. Jerry and ...

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  • I'm an Executor. Now What?
    I'm an Executor. Now What?

    After someone has died, the executor is the person appointed by the authorities to be in charge of winding up that person's affairs and administering the estate, for the ultimate benefit of the ...

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  • Avoiding Elder Law Potholes
    Avoiding Elder Law Potholes

    HAVE YOU EVER FALLEN INTO A PITTSBURGH POTHOLE? Some common legal problems that hurt seniors can be avoided. These tips may help you to make good choices and prevent an unexpected bad result. Here are ...

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  • Not the
    Not the "Register of Wills" Anymore!

    Some areas of law change faster than others. Imagine the pace of change in laws regarding technology, the Internet, and the like! Although laws concerning Wills, Estates, Executors, Administrators and ...

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  • Using Trusts to Help and Protect You and Your Family
    Using Trusts to Help and Protect You and Your Family

    Estate planning is so much more than addressing transfer taxes. A key to effective wealth management and family wealth transfer is recognizing the risks that threaten you and your family's wealth and ...

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  • How Much to Pay an Adminstrator, Executor or Exectrix
    How Much to Pay an Adminstrator, Executor or Exectrix

    IN PENNSYLVANIA, THERE IS NO FIXED FORMULA OR FEE SCHEDULE TO DETERMINE HOW MUCH THE EXECUTOR OR ADMINISTRATOR OF AN ESTATE IS ALLOWED TO BE PAID Generally, someone appointed to that position, and who ...

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