Who can contest a will?

Who can contest a will? Who can file a will contest under Pennsylvania law? Quick answer: only someone who would benefit financially from having the will declared invalid. Suppose John Doe signs his first and only Last Will and Testament on his death bed. It was written by his youngest...

Estate Plan New Year’s Resolution Guide

Estate Plan New Year’s Resolution Guide If you’ve made a New Year’s resolution to do (or update) your estate planning, we want to help you maintain your momentum. Here are links and next-step ideas to help you move your estate planning into the “done” column. 1. If you have never done an estate plan, read:...

Why you should have a will

Why you should have a will If you are an adult with some assets and a loved one or two, you should have a will. At a minimum, your last will and testament expresses your wishes about how your assets will be passed on to your survivors. But it can also serve as the vehicle for other important...