Areas of Law

Real Estate

Make sure that your assets are protected. Get the legal advice necessary from the simplest to the most complicated transfer/sell of your home, land or commercial property. We will assist you every step of the way.

Why choose a real estate lawyer?

Purchasing property is often the first important decision you will make in your adult life. Buying or selling a home or business is a deeply rooted emotional decision that often effects the entire family. This is exactly why our lawyers are committed to offer you the best advice in your unique situation. We would gladly to meet with you and offer you our services through all of the confusing and difficult steps of real estate transactions.

Our real estate lawyers have experience with buyers/sellers/investors in all types of residential and commercial real estate purchases.  We continue a tradition of customer service and real estate closings for all of clarion country and the counties we serve.

  • Deed transfers
  • Contract sales
  • Real estate closings
  • Landlord-tenant issues
  • Evictions
  • Foreclosure defenses. foreclosure mediation, loan workouts, and loan modification
  • Condemnation and eminent domain
  • Adverse possession and boundary line disputes

Everyone needs some form of estate planning.

Every adult needs estate planning with the very minimum being a will, power of attorney, and some form of advance directive (living will). This makes it so that your loved ones can make the decisions that are needed in times of an emergency to be able to get you the medical care that you want, conduct business or pay bills when needed, and that your assets are protected.

Often times children are left paying hundreds if not thousands of dollars for your nursing home care…don’t let this happen to you. At Heeter & Associates, P.C., our experience in estate planning will guide you through all of the federal and state laws concerning inheritance and nursing home care. We will work with you to provide an updated plan that will protect you, your children, and your assets as you wish.

It is never too early to start planning now.

If your children are small, be sure that you have a plan that provides for them in the extreme emergency that they will need guardianship from a family member or close friend. Let us help you make sure that they are not left to the courts at a time when they will need the most comfort from a person of your choosing.

Wills, Trusts, & Estates

Often times children are left paying hundreds if not thousands of dollars for your nursing home care…don’t let this happen to you.

Oil & Gas

These decisions will have immediate, as well as, long lasting effects on future generations..

Why do you need a mineral rights attorney for your oil and gas lease?

With the recent surge in oil and gas leasing by energy companies, landowners are often faced with important questions concerning their ground surface and mineral rights. These decisions will have immediate, as well as, long lasting effects on future generations. The decision to sell or lease your mineral rights is a very serious issue that includes many variables. Our experienced team will assist you through all of your questions and concerns. We will be there to help negotiate a contract with your best interests in mind. It is important to have legal counsel that you can trust throughout the entire process. Call us for any questions or concerns you may have as soon as you approached or are considering a lease contract for your oil and gas rights.

What if you already sold or leased your oil, gas, or mineral rights?

Often times, the mineral rights have already been leased or sold for the gas or mineral rights below the property, but depending on the language used, you may still be able to sell or lease the deep well rights to exploration other companies. Our attorneys can guide you through this complicated terminology of older leases and help you understand the current status of your lease.

Are you in need of a lawyer?

At times we find ourselves having to go before a judge and/or jury. It is times like this when you need a lawyer that will argue your case for you and seek the justice that you deserve. Our team of litigators are experienced in Clarion county and the other surrounding counties. We have the necessary court experience to provide you the counsel that you need.

  • Negligence
    • Wrongful Death
    • Nursing Home Negligence
    • Dog Bite Accidents
    • Personal Injury Attorney
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Motor Vehicle Traffic Tickets
  • Slip or Trip and Fall
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Personal Injury

Litigation

We have the necessary court experience to provide you the counsel that you need.

Personal Injury

Call us  immediately when you are injured —  we appreciate the opportunity to help you.

Our Western Pennsylvania’s personal injury lawyers work for you.

Have you been in a car accident? Be sure to call our office immediately before the insurance company comes to see you. Your rights are our main concern. It is important that you get compensated for what is legally yours in a personal injury accident.

We can help you with the following types of injuries:

  • Car accident
  • Motorcycle accident
  • Truck accident
  • Medical malpractice
  • Dog bites
  • Slip and fall
  • Nursing home abuse
  • Wrongful death
  • Drunk driving injuries
  • Swimming pool accidents
  • and more…

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