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Michael Cherewka

Michael Cherewka

Law Office of Michael Cherewka
  • Business Law, Estate Planning, Real Estate Law ...
  • Pennsylvania
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Summary

With my background in accounting as well as law, I can share my unique background and experience when working with individuals, families and small and mid-size businesses in the areas of estate planning, taxation, corporations and business planning, business acquisitions and sales, succession planning, business exit strategies and real estate.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Probate
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner
Law Office of Michael Cherewka
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Owner of law firm dedicated to Estate Planning, Trusts and Estates Administration, Business Planning for small to mid-tier businesses including choice of entity, acquisitions and sales, business exit strategies and succession planning
Education
Dickinson School of Law
J.D.
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Honors: cum laude Woolsack Society
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Bucknell University
B.S. | Accounting
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Honors: cum laude Delta Mu Delta Omicron Delta Kappa College Register
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Awards
Distinguished Service Award
American Heart Association
Professional Associations
Pennsylvania State Bar
Member
Current
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Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors
Member
- Current
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Elder Care Matters Alliance
Member
- Current
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Wealth Counsel
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Strictly Business
Quantum Press
Speaking Engagements
How To Close An Estate , Mechanicsburg , Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Handling Real Estate Transactions From Start to Finish , Harrisburg , Pennsylvania
National Business Institute
Certifications
VA Accredited Attorney
United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Websites & Blogs
Website
Cherewka Law
Legal Answers
60 Questions Answered

Q. my aunt sold her property in joint tenancy with another aunt in 7/2010; she executed a will 10/2010; who has rights?
A: you will have to look at the Deed. "Joint tenancy" can be either Joint tenants with the right of survivorship (in which case the survivor of the two joint tenants owns 100% of the property) or tenants in common (in which case your aunt can state in her Will who inherits her 1/2 of the property)
Q. What is the procedure for filing a Small Estate Affidavit in PA?
A: There is not enough specific information here to give you any specific answers. There is no requirement to open an Estate administration every time someone dies. If there are no assets to collect and no debts to pay it may be possible to avoid an administration. There are times when companies will issue refund or rebate checks to a surviving spouse or to surviving children of a decedent dependent on the amount of the check and the reason for the payment. If the companies will not issue direct checks you can also look into a Small Estates Petition as an alternative to opening an Estate administration.
Q. I'm going through probate dad died and with no will he has a house with liens statue of limit ran out do you still pay
A: you have a number of issues going on that make it too complicated to give you a short answer in an email like this. you need to meet with an attorney with experience in probate and real estate to determine what your obligations and options are, especially if you are the estate administrator.
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Contact & Map
624 North Front Street
Wormleysburg, PA 17043
Telephone: (717) 232-4701
Telephone: (717) 232-4701