Welcome to the AVVO site. If you need legal services, call the office to schedule an... more
Welcome to the AVVO site. If you need legal services, call the office to schedule an in person appointment. If you are unable to come to the office which is fully ADA accessible, I do make "house calls". Normally I do not answer legal questions over the telephone since it is more difficult to gather the facts from you and I lack an ability to see your non-verbal reaction to any question(s) po... view profile
Patti S. Spencer, Esq., is widely recognized as a preeminent estate planning... more
Patti S. Spencer, Esq., is widely recognized as a preeminent estate planning attorney and is the founder and owner of Spencer Law Firm LLC (SLF) in Lancaster, Pa. Over the course of 35 years, Spencer has assisted both clients and peer professionals with estate planning, probate, taxation, expert witness case work, and closely-held business issues such as fiduciary income tax, business successio... view profile
"Estate" is the legal term used to define your property and money—basically, everything that belongs to you. Estate planning attorneys tell you different strategies you can use to transfer your belongings after you die. By planning your estate, you can maximize its value by minimizing taxes and eliminating court costs and interference. Estate planning attorneys also help you control and protect your estate during your lifetime, by writing documents that allow you to transfer property and money to children, charities, or others in a way you desire.