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Wills, Trusts, and Estates

Experienced Scranton wills, trusts and estates lawyer knowledgeable about Pennsylvania, federal laws

Preserving your money and other assets for loved ones, future generations and institutions you value takes hard work. Details matter when it comes to wills, trusts and estates. The slightest mistake could have serious financial implications for generations to come.

You've taken the right step by considering Mazzoni Karam Petorak & Valvano.  It's important to have an experienced attorney working for you who thoroughly understands Pennsylvania's estate laws, as well as federal rules and regulations governing wills, trusts and estates.

Our Scranton wills and trusts attorneys have decades of experience handling complicated legal issues. Serving Northeastern Pennsylvania since 1962, our law firm has a well-earned reputation throughout the region for helping families plan responsibly for the future.

How we help clients with will, trust and estate cases

If you want to ensure your family is taken care of and your wishes regarding your medical care and assets are followed, you need to do some estate planning. Our attorneys can help you determine what you need and prepare all the documents to your specifications. We help our clients meet their goals, in a broad spectrum of estate planning areas, including:

  • Drafting wills
  • Establishing trusts
  • Living trusts
  • Durable powers of attorney
  • Irrevocable life insurance trusts (ILITs)
  • Revocable living trusts
  • Charitable remainders
  • Charitable trusts
  • Trusts for minor children
  • Personal residence trusts
  • Advanced healthcare directives
  • Living wills
  • Elder law
  • Long-term care planning
  • Medicare and Medicaid planning
  • Estate tax planning
  • Probate and estate administration
  • Probate litigation

"What legal issues do I need to consider with wills, trusts & estates?"

Many legal issues need to be considered when creating or amending an existing will, trust or estate. In order to help our clients choose the approach they want to take with their will or trust, we often ask people to ask themselves important questions:

  • What are your goals?
  • Is your will complete?
  • What should you include in your will?
  • Do you want to create a legacy for your family?
  • Do you want to financially help loved ones now?
  • Or do you want to wait to pass on your inheritance?
  • Do you want to financially support charitable organizations?
  • How will inheritance taxes affect your loved ones?

We can help you answer all these questions and many more. We have the knowledge and expertise you need to make sure your goals and wishes are respected now and for future generations.

"Why should I hire Scranton law firm Mazzoni Karam Petorak & Valvano?"

You worked hard to acquire and build everything you value. We can help you preserve your assets and your legacy. Contact us today for a no obligation consultation.

Call (570) 348-0776 and schedule an appointment with Mazzoni Karam Petorak & Valvano. We can walk you through, step by step, all the legal options available to you.