Estate planning is for everyone, regardless of the size of their estate. In fact, passing away without a will or trust in place can create serious family discord and leave the ultimate division of your assets to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's intestacy statute. Fortunately, you can work to minimize potential conflicts and ensure your wishes are met by creating a comprehensive estate plan that protects you and your loved ones. When you work with Ody & Wilson, in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, you can be confident you have selected a law firm focused on meeting your needs and protecting your best interests. With more than 40 years of experience in estate planning and probate administration, our attorneys know how to help you effectively plan for the future. Careful estate planning often involves more than just writing a simple will. You want to be certain that your family is provided for after your demise, as well as plan for a future in which you may become incapacitated. At Ody & Wilson, we are prepared to help you navigate the estate planning process and establish the following legal instruments: Simple or complex will and trusts, Guardianships and conservatorships, Powers of attorney, Living wills / Dying declarations and Estate Administration. When a loved one passes away, dealing with the legalities may be the furthest thing from your mind. You need time to grieve. However, initiating the probate process will soon become necessary. Rather than having to manage estate administration and probate while you are still suffering, allow our lawyers to smoothly and efficiently navigate the process. We will handle your loved one's estate and deal any will contests which may arise
Legal disputes are fairly common in the construction arena. A homeowner may feel a contractor built their new home improperly. A business owner may cite poor workmanship as their justification for withholding payment. A contractor may have difficulty collecting on a mechanic's lien. Whatever the issue, it is often necessary to pursue construction litigation to reach an effective resolution. At Ody & Wilson, we represent contractors, homeowners and business owners involved in construction-related disputes throughout Huntingdon County and greater Pennsylvania. Whether you require defense in a construction litigation action taken against you or wish to pursue legal action against another party, we are prepared to stand by your side. Contact us to arrange a free consultation to discuss your needs. Construction litigation cases are often very fact intensive, requiring an aggressive investigation to determine or defend against liability. Having handled many real estate law concerns and construction matters, we know how to prepare and develop a wholly compelling case. We are Fully Prepared to Protect Your Best Interests in the Following Matters: Faulty Construction Claims, Design Approval, Payment dDsputes, Mechanics Liens, Contractual Warranty Claims and Insurance Claims.
From complex divorce cases to adoption and custody matters, we handle all aspects of family law. We can help you with all of the issues and problems that a person encounters when going through a divorce.