We believe that the most essential component of attorney-client relationship is communication. Does the idea of your attorney returning your telephone calls, sending status e-mails, and fully informed on your matter surprise you? We don't think it should. We look forward to changing the way you think about attorneys.
We litigate extensively in the Surrogate’s Court, and can guide you through any litigated estate matter.
Your relationship to the deceased may give you rights to inherit assets or challenge a Will that you believe is invalid. We can help.
Need help submitting a Will to Court for probate and getting appointed as the Executor? Talk to us.
We believe that a good Will is not a fill-in the-blank form, rather it is a document we tailor to your specific needs and our Wills contain language you can actually understand.
A full-service law firm concentrating in Estate Planning, Estate & Trust Administration, Surrogate’s Court Proceedings, Estate Litigation, Guardianships, and Disability Planning.
A helpful tool or an unnecessary asset? — It depends.
The New York Surrogate’s Court have now expanded electronic filings so that Courts statewide can accept things…well, electronically.
The Surrogate’s Court allows for Estates valued at less than $50,000 to proceed without full administration.
The parties interested in an Estate can petition the Court to force an Executor or Administrator to account.
The AG may be a statutory party in some Estate proceedings.
The Surrogate’s Court appoints a Guardian Ad Litem to protect the interests of parties who may not be able to protect themselves.