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Experienced Pennsylvania AV Preeminent® rated Estates Attorneys

Gilliland Vanasdale Law Office, LLC possesses in-depth knowledge about all aspects of estate issues, including:

  • Estate planning
  • Will drafting and execution
  • Power of Attorneys
  • Living wills
  • Family matters, to include Guardianship
  • Probate
  • Probate and will disputes
  • Estate Administration

Estate planning
The experienced attorneys at Gilliland Vanasdale Law Office, LLC can advise you on the best approach to your estate planning.  We thoroughly analyze your estate and strategize the best means establishing guardianship for your children, as applicable, supporting personal philanthropic causes, as applicable and protecting your loved ones so that your life work is in place in the event of injury or death.

Our attorneys apply their extensive knowledge about the Pennsylvania probate court to guide you through the process of probating a will.  We have handled small to very large estates that involve the IRS.  We pride ourselves in preparing inheritance tax and estate tax returns that are routinely accepted as filed.  We assist executors in all steps of the process, including:

  • Creating a plan of action to probate the estate fairly and expeditiously
  • Filing the will with the Pennsylvania probate court
  • Closing and opening bank accounts
  • Transferring assets from the deceased to the estate
  • Preparing PA REV 1500 inheritance  tax returns and also IRS 706 complex Estate returns and audits
  • Valuating the estate
  • Managing and liquidating assets as appropriate
  • Paying taxes and other debts
  • Locating beneficiaries
  • Hiring professionals and experts when necessary

Probate disputes
When disputes occur between beneficiaries, we successfully represent your interests.  Our attorneys have the extensive knowledge to challenge invalid wills or to defend valid wills against the improper assertions of dissatisfied beneficiaries. As skilled mediators and litigators, we can negotiate between beneficiaries to preserve relationships or diligently pursue your rights in court when necessary.

We have litigated just about every type of probate related matters, to include prevailing against an experienced attorney invalidating a will that he prepared and executed after arguing successfully the decedent did not have capacity.  We do not back down, no matter what or who is on the other side, as we advocate for our client’s interests.

Contact the meticulous estate AV Preeminent ® rated lawyers at Gilliland Vanasdale Law Office, LLC
Call Gilliland Vanasdale Law Office, LLC at 724.741.0536 or contact us online to schedule a consultation.

 Gilliland Vanasdale Law Office, LLC main office is conveniently located 
in Butler, Pennsylvania and 
accessible to all of our clients as we proudly provide 
legal services to valued clients throughout Pennsylvania.