Bucks County Estate Probate Lawyers

Our Bucks County estate probate lawyers provide complete estate probate services to clients whose family members’ primary residences were in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, when they died. Our estate probate attorneys provide our clients with the most comprehensive probate and estate administration services available. These services are offered to clients in Pennsylvania, other states, and abroad.

Heirs, beneficiaries, personal representatives, and other out-of-state clients take advantage of our complete probate services to accomplish the duties required of them in relation to a Pennsylvania estate administration / probate while remaining in their home state or country. We can handle every aspect of the estate administration from beginning to end, sparing you the necessity of travelling to Pennsylvania at an inconvenient or even impossible time. This will free you from:

  • disruption of work and family demands
  • the need to learn and complete complicated Pennsylvania estate probate duties without assistance, and
  • the stress of dealing with these challenges while reeling from the news of a family member’s loss

Regardless of your distance from Bucks County, you will be regularly updated and informed throughout the administration process. We will provide you with important information and documents by email, phone calls and texts, overnight deliveries, and video / online conferencing (e.g. Video Call, WhatsApp Messenger, Skype, FaceTime).

Selling the Family Residence for Out-of-State Clients

When you live a great distance from a relative who has died, you may still be confronted with the challenging job of selling the family home. This is one of the tasks our Bucks County estate probate lawyers can accomplish for you without requiring you to leave your home state or country. We can perform every task required for a sale, including:

  • the hiring of trusted companies to inventory household furniture and other items
  • securing of insurance to protect the property against casualty claims and unauthorized access
  • making sure valuables (jewelry, important documents) are protected
  • clearing out the home and taking care of any needed repairs in preparation for viewing and sale
  • resolving any property encumbrance and title issues
  • most effectively marketing the property for sale
  • performing any additional related tasks requested by our clients

Bucks County Estate Probate Lawyers

Bucks County Estate Probate Services for Out-of-State Clients

Our Bucks County estate probate lawyers offer unparalleled comprehensive estate probate services to our out-of-state clients. We begin by apprising you of the duties of an estate administrator / personal representative under Pennsylvania law and securing your appointment as personal representative. We can also perform each of the additional tasks necessary to probating / administering an estate, including:

  • arranging for legally required advertisement of the estate
  • acquiring surety bonds, if necessary in the circumstances
  • providing beneficiaries and heirs with legally required notice
  • inventorying and insuring estate assets
  • preventing unauthorized access to estate assets through, e.g., account freezing and credit card cancellation
  • resolving rental property disputes
  • resolving disputes related to an on-going business
  • taking the necessary steps to sell an on-going business, if requested
  • selling the family residence and other assets (other land and buildings / real estate; stocks, bonds, other financial assets; jewelry, etc.) designated for sale by beneficiaries and heirs (see above section and Getting Inherited Property Ready for Sale)
  • paying outstanding estate obligations / debts
  • completing and filing all required tax returns
  • preparing any requested family settlement agreements
  • distributing assets of the estate to heirs and beneficiaries as required by Pennsylvania law
  • preparing closing documents and final accountings for the estate

H&M Estate Probate Services for Out-of-State Counsel

Heiligman & Mogul’s estate probate attorneys also provide valuable assistance to out-of-state attorneys involved in Pennsylvania litigation that may necessitate:

  • opening and administering a Pennsylvania estate
  • petitioning for court approval of a Pennsylvania wrongful death or survival action that involves a Pennsylvania estate or an estate outside of Pennsylvania

Areas Covered by our Bucks County Estate Probate Services

When a Pennsylvania family member dies, his or her out-of-state heirs may know the city or township in which the decedent had a primary residence but may not be acquainted with the county. Cities, townships, boroughs, and municipalities in Bucks County, Pennsylvania include:

  • Bristol
  • Buckingham
  • Chalfont
  • Churchville
  • Coopersburg
  • Croydon
  • Doylestown
  • Dublin
  • Elephant
  • Fairless Hills
  • Falsington
  • Feasterville
  • Fountainville
  • Frenchtown
  • Furlong
  • Jamison
  • Kintnersville
  • Lahaska
  • Langhorne
  • Levittown
  • Lumberville
  • Mechanicsville
  • Morrisville
  • New Brittain
  • New Hope
  • Newtown
  • Newtown Grant
  • Ottsville
  • Paletown
  • Penndel
  • Perkasie
  • Pineville
  • Plumsteadville
  • Quakertown
  • Revere
  • Richboro
  • Richlandtown
  • Riegelsville
  • Sellersville
  • Southampton
  • Spinnerstown
  • Stockton
  • Telford
  • Trevose
  • Trumbauersville
  • Upper Makefiled Township
  • Warminster
  • Warrington
  • Wismer
  • Woodside
  • Zionhill

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Contact our Bucks County Estate Probate Lawyers

Since 1988, Heiligman & Mogul’s Bucks County estate probate lawyers have provided a full range of estate probate services to clients living in Pennsylvania, other states, and outside the U.S. Let us put their knowledge and experience to work for you. Contact us today to schedule a free meeting with our firm.