Probate and Estate Administration

Our Attorneys Provide Probate and Estate Administration Services to Clients located in the Beaver Valley and Greater Pittsburgh.

Throughout your lifetime, our attorneys work with you to secure your financial legacy and to deal with financial and medical decisions by employing wills, trusts, powers of attorney, medical powers of attorney, and living wills. Whether you are single, a recently married couple, a family with young or adult children, wealthy, or of modest means, our estate planning attorneys work with clients to implement their estate planning goals creatively, to serve both the common and unique goals of our various clients. Our law firm has a reputation for providing a high level of legal services in the areas of estate planning and estate administration with integrity and sensitivity to the needs and financial situations of our clients.

When death occurs in your family, we provide personal, sensitive representation in the probate and estate administration process. When a family member or lifetime partner dies and you need legal services in the administration of the decedent’s estate, our law firm can provide the guidance and legal work that you need.

For the Administration of Estates in Beaver and Greater Pittsburgh

Our attorneys can address the various legal issues that arise in the administration of your family or friend’s estate in areas that include:

  • The Probate of Wills and the Filing of all Necessary Documents with the Court
  • The Preparation and Filing of Inheritance Tax Returns
  • The Efficient Distribution of the Decedent’s Assets to Beneficiaries
  • Will Contests
  • Disputes Among Heirs
  • Allegations of Undue Influence and Incompetency/Incapacity
  • Disagreements over Distribution of Assets, Debts and Property

Since 1993, West & Zuberbuhler, P.C.’s attorneys have provided thorough and sensitive representation to surviving family members and lifetime partners when a loved one dies. Our more than 40 years of combined legal experience gives us the ability to handle the decedent’s legal matters with integrity and respect for the difficult issues that arise following the death of a family member, friend, or lifetime partner. Whether the estate is simple or complex, and no matter what personal differences and legal issues occur between surviving parties, we work with our clients to bring the appropriate resolution of the decedent’s estate.

West & Zuberbuhler P.C.’s attorneys work with executors, administrators, trustees and beneficiaries to clarify legal issues and to carry out the wishes of a decedent. Our clients have faith in our abilities, and recommend us to others. We perform legal services with honesty and integrity, and efficiently and cost ­effectively perform the legal work required in the administration of estates in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

When disputes arise during estate administration, we listen carefully to what you tell us. We inform you of your options and what the law will allow. We work hard to find common ground that can lead to an agreement. When mediation or negotiations fail, we aggressively protect the estate and the wishes of the decedent in court.

For resolution of the legal matters that your family or friend’s estate administration requires, you can trust our experience, personal service, and commitment to our clients.

For a free initial consultation, we invite you to contact us at your convenience to discuss the Administration of your Family Member’s Estate.

West & Zuberbuhler, P.C. serves clients located in Beaver and the throughout Beaver Valley. It also serves Greater Pittsburgh clients located in Wexford, Cranberry, Pittsburgh, Sewickley, Coraopolis, Moon Township, and throughout the Counties of Beaver, Allegheny, Butler, Lawrence, and Mercer.