What to Expect in the Estate Administration Kickoff?

What to Expect in the Estate Administration Kickoff?

At Antanavage Farbiarz, we understand how devastating it is when a parent, grandparent, child, or anyone you love dies. We respect your need to mourn.  But, once you’ve had a chance to breathe again, we’re ready to help you administer the estate of your loved one....

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Six Reasons to Create Trusts

Six Reasons to Create Trusts

Talk with an experienced Berks County estate planning lawyer today A trust is a legal document that helps seniors and any adult Pennsylvania resident control his/her assets.  The basics of a trust document are: The creator of the trust. This is the person, also called...

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How to Protect Assets From Nursing Homes

How to Protect Assets From Nursing Homes

Nursing home care in Pennsylvania is incredibly expensive. The cost of just one year in a nursing home can run up to $100,000. The average stay in a nursing home is generally between three to five years. Most seniors who need nursing home care need assistance from...

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How to Choose Your Child’s Guardian

How to Choose Your Child’s Guardian

No matter the age of their child, every parent needs to appoint a guardian for their child in case the parent dies or is unable to care for the child. Parents who are married rely on the other parent to raise the child – but you need to plan for both parents dying...

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Estate Planning When Spouses Have Different Heirs

Estate Planning When Spouses Have Different Heirs

These days, many spouses divorce and remarry. Spouses may have had children with prior spouses or partners. All spouses have different parents and grandparents. It’s natural for spouses to want to provide for their current spouses when they die. Things get complicated...

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Why You Should Update Your Estate Plan

Why You Should Update Your Estate Plan

Many people prepare their wills and then never change them. That’s a mistake. If you have a will, trust documents, powers of attorney, or other estate planning documents, you should review them periodically, especially after a significant life change.  Your estate...

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Estate Planning And Digital Assets

Estate Planning And Digital Assets

Many people are now investing in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and other digital assets. Digital assets include more than currency. They also include your social media accounts, email accounts, and other accounts. If you don’t make sure that your executor or your...

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Pa Inheritance Tax Explained

Pa Inheritance Tax Explained

The Pennsylvania inheritance tax is a transfer tax. The tax applies to assets that are paid to a beneficiary. The amount of the tax is based on the value of the property and the family relationship of the beneficiary to the decadent. Therefore, one of the goals of...

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