Welcome to my Avvo Legal website. I am Gerald J. Villella, and I practice law with... more
Welcome to my Avvo Legal website. I am Gerald J. Villella, and I practice law with Dailey, Karle and Villella in Erie, Pennsylvania. I am also an Assistant City Solicitor for the The City of Erie. My legal experience includes numerous areas including family law, real estate, wills, social security disability, personal injury, workers' compensation, juvenile dependency and other areas. I have be... view profile
I have represented thousands of businesses and high net worth individuals during my... more
I have represented thousands of businesses and high net worth individuals during my career as a lawyer and CPA. I have helped plan hundreds of business successions for a diverse group of clients, including entrepreneurs engaged in manufacturing, oil & gas, timber, publishing and other industries in more than 15 states. I began my career as a CPA with Ernst & Young in Pittsburgh from 1990 to 199... view profile
A written will lets you decide what happens to your money and property after you die, while a living will lets you decide whether or not you wish to be placed on a medical life support system if you become disabled or incapacitated. Wills attorneys and living wills attorneys know all of the language that must be included in your will documents so that things happen the way you want. Because it's impossible for anyone to explain a will after his or her death, it is very important that the will meets all legal requirements. A wills attorney will ensure it does.