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  2. Trusts: 10%

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Heckscher, Teillon, Terrill & Sager, PC

100 Four Falls, Suite 300
West Conshohocken, PA, 19428


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHeckscher, Teillon, Terrill & Sager, PC2012 - Present
Of CounselBallard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll2010 - 2012
AssociateMannion Prior LLP2005 - 2010
AssociateBallard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll2001 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Temple University School of LawAdjunct Professor; Orphans' Court Pleadings and Trial Practice2012 - Present
Philadelphia Bar AssociationChair, Probate Sec., Orphans' Ct Litigation Comm. (2014-pres)2001 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationN/A2001 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Levit Estate (No. 2), 1 Fiduc. Rep. 3d 234 (O.C. Montg. 2011)Court denied spouse's claim and upheld estate's claim.
Levit Estate, 29 Fiduc. Rep. 2d 250 (O.C. Montg. 2009)Court agreed with our position on what the burdens were and what evidence the estate could present to successfully defend the claim.
Estate of Sally C. Vanderkraats, 27 Fiduc. Rep. 2d 328 (O.C. Chester 2007), aff'd 972 A.2d 567 (Pa. Super. 2008)On summary judgment, in a case of first impression under 20 Pa. C.S. s 2514, we convinced the Court that the forfeited interest passed to the surviving spouse.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Tax Section NewsletterLitigating a "No-Contest" Clause2011
Philadelphia Bar Association Probate and Trust Law Section QuarterlyBosley Estate and DeHass Estate Further Develop Issue of Capacity to Execute a Power of Attorney2011
Philadelphia Bar Association Probate and Trust Law Section QuarterlySipe Estate and Waiver of the Dead Man's Rule2010
Philadelphia Bar Association Probate and Trust Law Section QuarterlyDecoupling the Pennsylvania Estate Tax from the Federal Estate Tax2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Pennsylvania State University, University Park (main campus)N/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Pennsylvania Bar InstituteThe Dead Man's Rule2015
Pennsylvania Bar InstituteLitigating in Orphans' Court2015
Pennsylvania Bar InstituteHot Topics in Fiduciary Litigation2014
Pennsylvania Bar InstituteTrial of a Will Contest2014
Montgomery County Estate Planning CouncilO.C. Litigation Update: UTA and Settlement Agreements2014
Pennsylvania Bar InstituteThe Dead Man's Rule2013
Philadelphia Bar Association, Probate and Trust Law SectionOrphans' Court for the Estate and Trust Practitioner2012
Pennsylvania Bar InstituteUtilizing Expert Witnesses in the Orphans' Court2012
Philadelphia Bar Association, Bench-Bar ConferenceOrphans' Court for the Uninitiated2011
Pennsylvania Bar InstituteLItigating in Orphans' Court2011
Estate Law InstituteDead Men Tell No Tales, So Neither Can You2011
Estate Law InstituteRemedies in the Orphans' Court2010
Pennsylvania Bar InstituteOrphans' Court Practice and Procedure2007
CLE for FreeBeyond the Will: What Every Lawyer Should KNow About Living Wills and Other Personal Planning Tools2003