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Elizabeth Tarasi

Elizabeth Tarasi

Tarasi & Tarasi P.C. Experience, Integrity & Results
  • Personal Injury, Construction Law, Real Estate Law...
  • Pennsylvania
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I have been helping people with the legal issues and claims for 28 years. Injuries, auto accidents, wrongful death, slips & falls, real estate & property issues, condemnation, legal malpractice, business issues, insurance claims, wills & probate, contract disputes, construction claims, real estate developer issues. I want to help. No issue is to big or too small. Call me first. 412-391-7135. I will answer your call.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Construction Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Energy, Oil & Gas Law
  • Insurance Claims
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Nursing Home Abuse
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
    On some matters I take the case on a contingent fee basis
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
shareholder
Tarasi & Tarasi P.C.
- Current
Worked my way through law school and joined the family business. Worked my way through the years to become a shareholder and partner.
Education
Duquesne University School of Law
J.D. (1991) | Law
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Honors: Class representative evening division
University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh
B.A. (1982) | Business
Activities: Women's Basketball full scholarship
Awards
Exceptional Hearts Award
St James Catholic Grade School
Presidents Volunteer service Award
The Presidents Volunteer Service Council
Inducted into Hall
Quaker Valley Sports Hall of Fame
Professional Associations
American Association for Justice
member
Current
Allegheny County Bar Association
member
- Current
Activities: Civil Rules Committee
Pennsylvania Association for Justice
member
- Current
Wesern Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers
member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Oral Argument
Beth Tarasi
What Makes A Good Litigator
Beth Tarasi
E-Discovery
Beth Tarasi
Speaking Engagements
American Government Today, Penn State Beaver, Penn State Beaver Campus
Pennsylvania State University - Beaver
End Distracted Driving, Yough High school, Yough High School
PAJ
Certifications
AV Rated
Martindale -Hubble
Websites & Blogs
Website
Tarasi & Tarasi P.C.
Legal Answers
129 Questions Answered

Q. In PA, are both spouses required to sign closing documents if only one spouse is listed on deed and mortgage?
A: Yes also you need to consult an attorney for this. While the property is in both name there are estate taxes that need to be taken care of and if you are married your wife has an interest. You really need to retain an attorney to get you through this transaction.
Q. We broke up. He isnt the owner but said he got him licensed? I pay everything and all paperwork is in my name. What
A: You can bring a civil lawsuit against at your local magistrate. In your complaint state the facts of ownership and request that the court find in your favor.
Q. Contracted with a basement refinishing contractor with no work 2 years and 30 K later
A: You should be able to bring a breach of contract action against the contractor. I would need to see the contract you signed.
Q. I'm asking on behalf of my sister in law. Her husband passed away last September. Her husband brother is suing her for
A: If she does not show up in court she could have a judgment entered against her. If the loan was made from brother to brother I am not sure how he can legally claim she owes the money.
Q. I moved back with my parents 17 years ago can I be forced out by my brothers when both parents gave died?
A: Unfortunately the house is now in the estate. Whom ever the executor is will decide what will be done with the house.
Q. The seller of the property I'm buying passed away suddenly. Does the estate still have to go thru with the sale?
A: I would need to read the agreement of sale to give you an answer. I suggest you make an appointment with an attorney to discuss this.
Q. Isn't agreeing to buy something on line a binding agreement?
A: Unfortunately if she is not going to be cooperative you will not be in a position to purchase the item. I would back off and disappear for a bit. When she doesn't get any other offers she will attempt to contact you. By the way what is so special about this piece of furniture?
Q. Re. Pa Real Estate -- learned co-ownership of condo is tenancy in common.
A: File a corrected deed to state joint tenants with the right of survivorship. Yes both parties must agree and execute the deed.
Q. My mother and girlfriend own a house together. I slipped on ice and broke me ankle requiring surgery. Can I sue
A: If they were negligent you may be able to sue them. Do you know if they have homeowners insurance. They should report the incident to their homeowners carrier.
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Tarasi & Tarasi P.C.
510 Third Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
USA
Telephone: (412) 391-7135
Fax: (412) 471-2673