Wills and Trusts Attorney
in New Kensington, PA
The Philip V. McCalister Law Office Has Decades as a Probate Attorney
Philip V. McCalister Law Office has been the go-to wills, trusts, and estates attorney in New Kensington, PA for decades. While no one wants to think about the end of life, it is important to have your affairs in order. This includes having a living will power of attorney and a probate attorney. A probate attorney handles the process of estate administration after a person dies. He makes sure the will moves through the court system smoothly and quickly. Philip McCalister works with clients to draft wills, trusts, living wills, and powers of attorney. Call the Philip V. McCalister Law Office at (724) 339-8318 to schedule a meeting to draft a will and protect your estate and loved ones.
- Probate Includes:
- Living Will
- Power of Attorney
- Estate Planning
- Last Will & Testament
Power of Attorney Protects You When You Cannot Advocate For Yourself
You never know when a medical or legal emergency will happen. Having a power of attorney in place for such circumstances can ensure everyone follows your wishes. There are two types of power of attorneys- financial and health care. You should choose a trusted family member, a proven friend, or a reputable and honest professional. Power of attorney agreement allows a secondary party to make needed decisions. These decisions do not include changing a will, contracting a marriage, or voting.
Intentionally Defective Irrevocable Trust Preserves Family Assets
When people want to transfer income-producing and highly appreciating assets, they may use intentionally defective irrevocable trusts. This technique benefits wealthier clients. The grantor irrevocably transfers the fair market value of assets from his or her estate to minimize estate taxes. The assets are also excluded from the beneficiaries’ estates. Avoid ineffective family trusts as a scheme to avoid inheritance tax and probate. Attorney McCalister can assist you in creating an effective irrevocable trust. These trusts can be complicated for those unfamiliar. The Philip V. McCalister Law Office has the experience to help protect your family’s wealth.