Rights of Creditors in Non-Estate Assets

The property that is owned by a decedent at death is administered by the executor or administrator of the decedent’s estate and is always subject to the claims of the decedent’s creditors. The Probate, Estates and Fiduciaries Code (“PEF Code”),...

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Mentally Ill Heir is Slayer

An intestate heir found guilty but mentally ill in first degree murder of the decedent was barred from inheriting under the Slayer’s Act, 20 Pa.C.S. § 8801 et seq.  McAndrew Estate, 131 A.3d 988, 2016 PA Super 4 (1/5/2016), aff’ng 5 … Continue reading