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Don Petrille, Jr. Speaks on “The Exploding World of Guardianships”

Norristown, PA, September 26, 2018–High Swartz Of Counsel Attorney Donald Petrille Jr. presented at the Bucks County Bar Association Bench Bar on Friday September 21st. Don presented on “The Exploding World of Guardianships" at the Orphans' Court section with Judge Gary Gilman and Judge Theodore Fritsch.

The panel discussed implementation of the new Guardianship Tracking System, which is designed to allow court personnel to ensure court appointed guardians are taking proper care of incapacitated persons, especially their financial assets. Don, along with court administrators, judges and other persons interested in vulnerable incapacitated persons across the state helped the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts, (AOPC), design the system in his capacity as Clerk of the Orphans’ Court of Bucks County.

Donald Petrille, Jr. represents businesses and their shareholders as they wrestle with complex issues in today’s ever-changing legal environment. Don has helped businesses through all phases of their development, starting with initial organization, through the operational stage, eventually ending with sale, acquisition or dissolution.  Addressing corporate governance, contracts, procurement, compliance, human resource issues and creditors’ rights, Don has spent his career helping small-business owners succeed. His client base  includes companies in diverse industries such as real estate management, alternative energy, market research, pharmaceutical services, telecommunications, construction and software development. Currently, Don is serving Bucks County as its Register of Wills and Clerk of the Orphan’s Court.  He is a past President of the Registers of Wills and Clerks of the Orphans’ Court Association of Pennsylvania, where he serves as its Legislative Liaison to the General Assembly.  He is also serving as the Vice President of the Pennsylvania State Association of Elected County Officials.

About High Swartz LLP: High Swartz LLP is a full-service law firm serving clients in the Delaware Valley and throughout Pennsylvania from offices in Norristown and Doylestown. Established in 1914, High Swartz serves the needs of businesses, municipalities, government entities, nonprofits and individuals. With offices in Bucks County and Montgomery County, the full-service law firm provides comprehensive counsel and legal support to individuals and business entities of all sizes across a broad spectrum of industries throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. For more information, go to

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