Death of a Litigant in the Orphans’ Court

The recent decision of the Superior Court in In re: Petition of Sandra Navarra by the Limited Guardian of Her Estate, 2018 PA Super 84 (4/11/2018), aff’g 7 Fid.Rep.3d 39 (O.C. Lawrence Co. 2016), is significant in addressing the power of the Orphans’ Court...

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Drafting Health Care Powers of Attorney

This article will explain some of the drafting decision reflected in the author’s sample form of combined health care power of attorney and living will (“the form”). Like other articles, the comments below are the opinions of the author, are offered...

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Administering Insolvent Estates

[This article is adapted from course materials originally published as “‘Til Debt Do Us Part” as part of the May 2010 Annual Meeting of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.] Insolvent estates seem...

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New Caregiver Act

Pennsylvania has enacted a new “Caregiver Advise, Record and Enable Act” (CARE Act), H.B. 1329, Act of April 20, 2016, No. 20, effective in 12 months. This new law attempts to help family members and other “lay caregivers” of people...

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