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Gift and Estate Taxes and The IRS

IRS funding for the enforcement and collection of delinquent taxes was a significant part of the Inflation

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Civil Cases: Mandatory Mediation Required in Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County

The Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, which includes Pittsburgh Pennsylvania and the surrounding area, now requires mandatory mediation for most civil cases.

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The Worst Things You Can Do If You Inherit

When a person inherits from an estate, they receive a one-time windfall. While it can be beneficial, it comes with certain concerns relating to what you do, once you have received the inheritance.

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PENNSYLVANIA: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT LIVING WILLS

Creating a living will is an important step in ensuring that your healthcare preferences are respected in the event that you become unable to make decisions for yourself.

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Problems with Seller’s Disclosures Under PA Real Estate

Since the sale or the purchase of a parcel of real estate tends to be the most significant asset and transaction the individuals will make, the risk of litigation can be the largest one that one will encounter

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Pennsylvania Real Estate Transactions Fraud and Negligent Misrepresentation

The common law rule in Pennsylvania was "caveat emptor," or "Buyer Beware" for any purchases of real property. Under this standard, after closing, the Buyer would be responsible for the cost of repair.

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Marital Misconduct and Alimony in Pennsylvania?

Marriages can end without fault. Agreeing to merely move forward in life is the best thing to do under the circumstances. However, a marriage may also end because one spouse or the other did something that significantly eroded the relationship to the point that it could not be repaired.

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My Parent Remarried. Will the New Spouse Inherit Everything?

The remarriage of a parent can sometimes be stressful for the kids. Even if you are happy that your parent moved on and found a new spouse, the remarriage may trigger a number of questions. One of them is, “Will the new spouse inherit everything now that my parent is remarried?”

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What If I Don’t Agree With the Executor of the Estate?

When a person dies, another individual will be appointed to serve as the executor of the estate to deal with the deceased person’s property and money. However, the person appointed to that role may not be the best candidate for the job, which is why disputes and disagreements may happen.

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What Happens to a Reverse Mortgage After Death?

Seniors may be eligible to take out a reverse mortgage loan by converting their home equity. However, a reverse mortgage isn’t free money and must be paid back once the borrower dies, sells, or vacates the property.

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