Your Loved Ones Need a Plan to Follow

Don’t Leave with Unfinished Business

It’s hard to be as successful without planning. So why would you not set your loved ones up for success? Help them avoid chaos and conflict, allow them to remember you, and preserve your estate. It is everything you worked so hard to earn.

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What is an Estate Plan?

Your estate includes everything you own – and we mean EVERYTHING. Your home or other properties, your vehicles, bank accounts, investment, retirement accounts, and personal property are all assets that someone else can and will inherit upon your passing. It’s safe to say that there are specific people or charities that you would like to have those assets when you pass away – and specific people or entities that you would NOT like to have those assets. Working with an attorney to create an estate plan and update it regularly during your lifetime is the simplest way to gain peace of mind knowing your wishes will be carried out.

Estate Planning | Antanavage Farbiarz, PLLC | Berks County

What’s the Worst that Can Happen?

Simply put, you don’t want your legacy left in the wrong hands. Not having a carefully drafted estate plan could have enormous, unintended consequences. Our team wants your wishes followed, and it’s safe to assume those wishes don’t include leaving a hefty estate to the fine folks at the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue.

What Does Our Team Do?

We break down the estate planning process into simple steps: design, review, and signing. First, our team will review several questions with you to learn more about your loved ones and the assets you have earned. Next, we will begin drafting an estate plan to review together. After giving you time to look over your new plan, we will schedule a time to sign and put it into action. We’ll remain in constant communication throughout the process, explaining each step along the way. Once we have completed your plan, we’ll also be available as a trusted resource for any possible changes and questions that may arise.

Keep Your Plan Updated

There’s not much guaranteed in life, but one thing is – change. Businesses, relationships, and finances –- all change—a lot. Our estate planning team keeps up with each client to ensure all of life’s good and bad changes are reflected in their estate plans. Our firm believes in this so much that we offer a one or three-year checkup appointment at no additional cost. We can also assist you if you already have an estate plan that needs updating. It is essential to reflect on the past year and ensure your plans don’t go array from the unexpected.

What Are Your Neighbors Saying?

We pride ourselves on being active members of the Southeastern Pennsylvania community. So if you are looking for a local law firm to take care of your family’s needs, look no further. We’ve been working with your neighbors (some you may even know), and they've had great things to say.

My husband and I needed to create our wills and had no idea where to start. Antanavage Farbiarz PLLC walked us through the whole process. Everyone at the firm was very patient and kind. We can now rest easy knowing that our final arrangements are complete, thanks to Antanavage Fabiarz PLLC.

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We were very happy with the work that Attorney Farbiarz did for us. He and his staff were fully functional through Covid – 19 and did almost all of our work electronically and virtually. We would use Antanavage Farbiarz again and would recommend them to others.

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Linda L.

Russel Farbiarz is a credit to his profession. He listened to my story without judgement, he was kind, thorough, and he explained the law in a way I could understand. He helped me accomplish my goal that would have gone unrealized without his attention. Best Attorney EVER!!!

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Linda G.

Russel and his staff are a very professional organization. While thoughtful of your needs, they stay on task to work with you to achieve a timely resolution. I have recommended him to many people that have family legal matters, wills, divorce, estate planning, etc… Great people for challenging problems.

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What Else Should You Know?

There is plenty to learn about the estate planning process – and luckily for you, we’ve broken the legal jargon down into accessible resources so you can dig in. Maybe you want to read about legal updates, proactive tips, or other situations like yours – we have it all for you.

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