Crypto and Estate Planning in PA

Crypto and Estate Planning in PA

Cryptocurrency has only been around since 2009 but it has already become a source of great confusion when it comes to estate planning and valuation. The law has lagged behind the time with regard to virtual assets, but this is to be expected. There is so little...

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Can Estate Planning Reduce Taxes in Pennsylvania?

Can Estate Planning Reduce Taxes in Pennsylvania?

Many people do not know that Pennsylvania is one of the remaining six states that still charge an inheritance tax to beneficiaries who inherit property. This can lead to a bad surprise when people are navigating the process of taking possession of assets after someone...

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Are You Responsible For Your Late Parents’ Back Taxes?

Are You Responsible For Your Late Parents’ Back Taxes?

Losing a parent is already hard enough, but what if they have left an estate that is burdened by unpaid back taxes? This can be very overwhelming and many people who find out there is a tax burden that is owed on their parent’s estate are very concerned. The short...

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Alternatives to Long-Term Care Insurance

Alternatives to Long-Term Care Insurance

No one wants to think about long-term care, but many of us will need to have this support in the future. This is particularly true if you do not have children or younger family members who might be able to help care for you when you grow old. Caregiver.org reveals...

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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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