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John A. D'Onofrio has been serving Western Pennsylvania for more than 34 years.

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What Our Clients Say

  • “John was extremely helpful to us when we established a 3rd party special needs trust for our son with Down Syndrome. It was so comforting and reassuring to know that we were using someone…” Noreen and John
  • “I am writing to thank you for your help in planning for our daughter's future. Trying to plan for the future of a child or young adult with special needs is a very important and emotional…” Rhonda, Joe Merhaut and Family
  • “I was extremely grateful to find Attorney D'Onofrio. Being a single mother of a disabled child, I had no clue where to even begin with preparing a Will and all a document…” Keely McCullough
  • “Knowledgeable, understanding and passionate when it comes to helping families with special needs children. John speaks to you in a way that makes a complex situation…” Mike and Chris Sherry
  • “When my wife passed away I became concerned about what would happen to my disabled daughter in the event of my death. I wanted to be sure that what little I have in…” David A. Haines
  • “My wife and I have known for many years our special needs daughter needed a Third Party Special Needs Trust to help meet her financial needs after our passing. Procrastination…” Glenn and Sandy Diedrich
  • “Thank you, John, for everything you have done for us in getting legal guardianship of our daughter. From help with all the paperwork to the court hearing, your professionalism and knowledge…” Colleen and Kevin Stripp
  • “I met John D'Onofrio in 1991 when I was living in Monroeville, Pennsylvania. Even though I now live in Texas, he has been providing estate planning and other legal services to my…” Robert D. Kyslinger

Get An Attorney With More Than Three Decades Of Experience

Tailoring A Customized Estate Plan To Fit You

The first step in an creating an estate plan is identifying your needs, goals and objectives. I listen to all of your questions, and answer them thoroughly. Your input is a crucial part of the planning process. Each of my clients has a different financial and family situation, which is why I will review your asset base and family structure (i.e., first marriage, minor children, blended family, single, etc.), before suggesting any services.

You will be happy and satisfied with my ability to prepare a variety of trusts such as a revocable living trust, irrevocable life insurance trust, family dynasty trust, charitable trust, and other trust agreements suited to your specific needs. You and your loved ones will also receive assistance with settling a trust or probate an estate, handling the estate taxes, and inheritance taxes and other debts that might need to be settled before the trust assets or probate assets are distributed.

PROTECT YOUR SPECIAL NEEDS CHILD TODAY

"I am a member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners" - John A. D'Onofrio, Esq.

As a member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners I have assisted hundreds of families establish Special Needs Trusts as well as get Guardianship appointment over their Special Needs Child.

The most frequent question that I receive as an estate planning attorney is, "What will happen to my special needs child if something happens to me?" Parents specifically want answers to the following:

  • Where will my special needs child live?
  • Who will take care of my child on a daily basis?
  • How will my special needs child get to doctors' appointments, school or to other activities?
  • Who will provide for my special child's housing, clothing, food and medical needs?

HANDLING PROBATE IN WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA

Thorough estate planning can help you avoid the probate process, but in some cases that simply isn't an option. I have dealt with many courtroom probate processes, always aiming to minimize the costs associated with probate as well as the time my clients' executor may have to spend in court.

If a loved one has recently died and you are named as the executor or if your loved one died without a last will and testament, you will need assistance with the preparation of the petition, which will be filed on behalf of the estate with the appropriate orphans' court. Once you are sworn in as either the executor or the administrator of the estate, I will guide you through the probate process. As your lawyer, it is my goal to give you peace of mind by handling your legal matters knowledgeably and efficiently.

Contact An Experienced Attorney Today

Whether you want to create a trust for your child's financial security or shield your assets from creditors, I am available to help. When you enlist my services, I will provide you with the support you need for your specific situation, always aiming for professionalism and efficiency.

Contact my law office online, or call 412-637-2596 today to discuss your future plans with a complimentary initial case evaluation.

Tailoring A Customized Estate Plan To Fit You

The first step in an creating an estate plan is identifying your needs, goals and objectives. I listen to all of your questions, and answer them thoroughly. Your input is a crucial part of the planning process. Each of my clients has a different financial and family situation, which is why I will review your asset base and family structure (i.e., first marriage, minor children, blended family, single, etc.), before suggesting any services.

You will be happy and satisfied with my ability to prepare a variety of trusts such as a revocable living trust, irrevocable life insurance trust, family dynasty trust, charitable trust, and other trust agreements suited to your specific needs. You and your loved ones will also receive assistance with settling a trust or probate an estate, handling the estate taxes, and inheritance taxes and other debts that might need to be settled before the trust assets or probate assets are distributed.

PROTECT YOUR SPECIAL NEEDS CHILD TODAY

"I am a member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners" - John A. D'Onofrio, Esq.

As a member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners I have assisted hundreds of families establish Special Needs Trusts as well as get Guardianship appointment over their Special Needs Child.

The most frequent question that I receive as an estate planning attorney is, "What will happen to my special needs child if something happens to me?" Parents specifically want answers to the following:

  • Where will my special needs child live?
  • Who will take care of my child on a daily basis?
  • How will my special needs child get to doctors' appointments, school or to other activities?
  • Who will provide for my special child's housing, clothing, food and medical needs?

HANDLING PROBATE IN WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA

Thorough estate planning can help you avoid the probate process, but in some cases that simply isn't an option. I have dealt with many courtroom probate processes, always aiming to minimize the costs associated with probate as well as the time my clients' executor may have to spend in court.

If a loved one has recently died and you are named as the executor or if your loved one died without a last will and testament, you will need assistance with the preparation of the petition, which will be filed on behalf of the estate with the appropriate orphans' court. Once you are sworn in as either the executor or the administrator of the estate, I will guide you through the probate process. As your lawyer, it is my goal to give you peace of mind by handling your legal matters knowledgeably and efficiently.

Contact An Experienced Attorney Today

Whether you want to create a trust for your child's financial security or shield your assets from creditors, I am available to help. When you enlist my services, I will provide you with the support you need for your specific situation, always aiming for professionalism and efficiency.

Contact my law office online, or call 412-637-2596 today to discuss your future plans with a complimentary initial case evaluation.

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