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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
48 Questions Answered

Q. Is there oversight if someone dies and no one files a will?
A: Your post shows Oregon as the origin so I will start off by saying probate is state specific, depending on where the decedent resided at the time of death. That being said, in Pennsylvania there is no requirement to probate a Will unless the decedent had sufficient assets to open an estate, and those assets were not otherwise distributed (joint accounts, designated beneficiaries on accounts, etc). There really is no way to give you general information on your father's estate without having some more detailed background information on the make-up of his assets at the time of his death. You should consult with an experienced estates attorney familiar with the county where your father resided at the time of his death.
Q. Thank you in advance!!!
A: This is not the kind of question that you can get a general answer to. Many questions such as does dad live in Pennsylvania or in Puerto Rico. And where were they married? and does dad have a will? you (and dad) will need to meet with an experienced estate planning attorney to make sure dad has the proper planning in place if he would like you and your siblings to get the property in Puerto Rico when he passes away
Q. Conducting business in Partnership and sole proprietorship at same time in same type of business with few modifications.
A: there is no way to give you a general answer to this question. the primary document you need to review is the Operating Agreement or Partnership Agreement for Fresh Produce. Most agreements have provisions that either allow or prohibit the partners/members from engaging in competitive businesses or other business ventures
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Contact & Map
624 North Front Street
Wormleysburg, PA 17043
Telephone: (717) 232-4701
Telephone: (717) 232-4701