Research guides

Pennsylvania Wills, Trusts, and Estates

Statutes

The statutes dealing with wills, trusts, and estates are generally found in Title 20 of the Pennsylvania Statutes. For where to find Pennsylvania statutes, see the Pennsylvania Statutes guide.

Statute Compilations

The following treatises reprint selections of statute sections and offer commentary and case analysis.

Bisel's Pennsylvania Orphans' Court Lawsource Bisel
Includes the Collected Probate, Estates and Fiduciaries Code, the Inheritance and Estate Tax Statute, and the Pa Supreme Court Orphans' Court Rules.

Brégy on Selected Sections of the Pennsylvania Probate, Estates, and Fiduciaries Code: Intestate, Wills, and Estates Bisel
Library also has previous edition: see all.

Pennsylvania Inheritance and Estate Tax Bisel
Library also has previous editions: see all.

Pennsylvania Probate, Estates, and Fiduciaries Code Annotated: With Forms Bisel
Includes forms. Library also has previous editions: see all.