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Should I Give My Home to My Children?

I am often asked whether an elderly parent should transfer their home to their children. The most common goals stated are: (1) to avoid taxes, (2) to avoid probate, and (3) to protect the property from a nursing home or governmental recovery program.  Learn More

Top Twelve Myths of Estates, Probate, and Elder Law

Far too often, I find clients have misguidedly relied upon these myths to their detriment. Do not rely upon what you read online, what your friend told you, or what you heard happened to someone else. I offer free initial consultations...  Learn More

College Savings Plans

With the United States’ increasingly advanced workforce, there can be no doubt as to the necessity of education beyond high school in our modern economy.  Learn More

Benefits of a Will

A well-crafted, thought-out Will can be one of the soundest investments you can make, not only for your assets, but for your family and the preservation of your legacy.  Learn More

About the Law Office

Wills, Trusts & Estates

Michael J. Girardi
2773 Leechburg Road
Lower Burrell, PA 15068

The Law Office of Michael J. Girardi is committed to providing peace of mind, stability, and security to the residents and families of the Alle-Kiski Valley. With an emphasis on Estate Planning and Estate Administration, the Law Office focuses on protecting your assets and preserving your family and legacy. The Law Office is determined to afford each and every client a personalized experience centered on your family needs and recognizing that every situation is unique. Learn More

What We Do

Preserving Legacies, Protecting Families

  • Wills & Trusts
  • Financial Powers of Attorney
  • Healthcare POAs & Living Wills
  • Medicaid Planning
  • Medicial Assistance Applications
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Veterans Benefits Planning
  • Guardianships
  • Family Caregiver Agreements

Who We Help

Families and Individuals of the AK-Valley

  • Families

    Across generations and needs
  • Retirees / Soon-to-be Retirees

    Planning for the future
  • Married Couples

    With and without minor or grown children
  • Single Parents

    And their unique needs
  • Widows / Widowers

    Coping with loss