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Why is it important to establish an estate plan?

Sadly, many individuals don’t engage in formal estate planning because they don’t think that they have “a lot of assets” or mistakenly believe that their assets will be automatically shared among their children upon their passing. If you don’t make proper legal arrangements for the management of your assets and affairs after your passing, the state’s intestacy laws will take over upon your death or incapacity. This often results in the wrong people getting your assets as well as higher estate taxes.

If you pass away without establishing an estate plan, your estate would undergo probate, a public, court-supervised proceeding. Probate can be expensive and tie up the assets of the deceased for a prolonged period before beneficiaries can receive them. Even worse, your failure to outline your intentions through proper estate planning can tear apart your family as each person maneuvers to be appointed with the authority to manage your affairs. Further, it is not unusual for bitter family feuds to ensue over modest sums of money or a family heirloom.

Allow attorney Rebecca Sallen to act as your qualified local Pennsylvania or New Jersey probate attorney. In working together, the process of settling a loved one’s estate can move faster, smoother and relieve stress associated with the probate process. Rebecca Sallen will work diligently to ensure that the Pennsylvania/New Jersey portion of the estate administration will be as hassle-free as possible.

Call Sallen Law, a Montgomery Estate Planning Law Firm at 215-992-9662 or request a consultation via email by filling out this form.


Located in Merion Station, PA, Sallen Law assists clients with estate planning matters throughout the Philadelphia Main Line area including but not limited to Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, Bucks County, Delaware County, and Chester County. Attorney Sallen is also licensed to practice in the state of NJ and serves Burlington County, Gloucester County, Camden County.



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