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This section of PALawHelp.org has information and resources about Estate Planning issues in Pennsylvania.

  • Beware of Living Trust Scams

    Consumer Advisory from the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General on scams related to the establishment of living trusts. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General
  • Disability Rights Pennsylvania Publications

    Publications from Disability Rights Pennsylvania on a variety of disability-related issues. Content Detail

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    Disability Rights Pennsylvania
  • Estate Planning for Families of Persons with Disabilities (PDF)

    This booklet from Disability Rights Pennsylvania is designed to inform families of persons with disabilities about various kinds of estate plans, to suggest the advantages and disadvantages of each, and to assist you in identifying the kind of information to gather and share with your lawyer. It focuses on the unique problems of estate planning for families with members who have disabilities and is not intended to cover all aspects of estate planning. Content Detail

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    Disability Rights Pennsylvania
  • Financial Power of Attorney

    This publication from the Disability Rights Pennsylvania provides general information about powers of attorney. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Disability Rights Pennsylvania
  • Living Trusts

    This publication from the Erie County Bar Association outlines what a living trust is, who needs one, advantages and disadvantages of having one, as well as myths and scams involving living trusts. Content Detail

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    Erie County Bar Association
  • Power of Attorney

    Information from Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. about what a power of attorney is and when you should use one Read More

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    Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc.
  • Special Needs Trust

    Northwestern Legal Services provides an overview of what a Special Needs Trust is, who needs one, and how to get one. Read More

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    Northwestern Legal Services