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A very hard working and industrious attorney. A longstanding member of the Philadelphia legal community working in the estate and tax area and always trying to do right by his clients.
I needed a lawyer because I needed a Power of Attorney regarding my Mother. Mr. Whalen was very knowledgeable and extremely helpful with and to my Mother. It made it easier for my Mother to understand what he was...
Mr. Whalen was phenomenal - I could not have wished for anything more. His knowledge of Probate Law is second to none.
John has been helpful and understanding of my issue. He knows what the laws are and knows what has to be done for each next step.
John is very knowledgeable and was able to give me high quality legal service at a reasonable price point.
John is extremely easy to contact, very responsive to messages and most important to our situation, spoke in laymens terms. He is attentive and makes you feel comfortable asking questions and seeking clarity. I...
John is a great down to earth guy . He’s very professional and reliable and I have already recommend his services to several of my friends. He is extremely thorough and explained everything in a way I could...
John is extremely knowledgeable and highly ethical. You feel immediately like you are in good hands. For me nobody is better!
We hired John to draw up my father's will and any other necessary documents he needed prepared. John took the time to sit and listen to my 90 year old father's requests/needs. He was extremely patient,...
When my father passed unexpectedly in 2008, I had no idea what to do. I contacted John, who I found his name on the Interweb. John helped me through the process of closing my fathers estate. John always was...
Explained all the legal terms so we understood completely and felt comfortable. Great guy.
John is a highly knowledgeable and professional in the estate legal area. He has provided me as an executor and the estate's beneficiaries over a five year period with outstanding guidance. He is available on both...
John has always provided timely assistance whenever requested. He takes the time to provide complete explanations and is thorough. He is congenial and professional. We have personally recommended him to other...
John is a wonderful attorney and great person. During hard times our family was going through he made the experience with the legal issues as pleasant as possible. When you need him he's only a phone call away, and...
John did an outstanding job on our power of attorney, living will, and will. He gave us all the time that we needed with questions. When additional questions came to light, he promptly returned our call. We...
He guided me through probating of my mothers estate after her death with extraordinary care and compassion. Came to my father to change and draw up necessary documents. excellent service and true friendship. .
John has been an exceptional man to work with. His professionalism and eagerness to accommodate his clients is beyond words. He has a laid back personal relationship with his clients and is always available to...
Mr. Whalen is extremely knowledgeable and takes as much time as needed to ensure that one understands what needs to be done.
When my father died I contacted John. I was in the most frantic state of my life. John gentley went over the estate laws. He assured me that my family could not be put out on the street. He advised me step by step...
He completed our wills and power of attorney efficiently and effectively in a short period of time and we were able to settle our mothers estate with no problems. We have recommended him to several friends.
Mr. Whalen was sincerely caring and offered appropriate counsel. He made himself available outside of office hours during a trying time. I would recommend him to anyone without reservation.
John is very responsive and answers calls in a timely manner. He is always professional and comforting.
John was amazing, his professionalism was exemplary and his knowledge and dedication were part none.
Living out of state, and not knowing how Pennsylvania laws work, John has been a very valuable asset on making sure we knew what had to be done and doing everything properly. He is very busy but always made sure...
A great communicator and very responsive. Extremely knowledgeable and courteous. He was very flexible with meetibg times.
John has been a Godsend to the family, handling a very emotionally-draining estate administration for a disabled surviving spouse. He has been extremely patient. He provides more than basic legal services; he's...