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.
The Surrogate’s Court may limit an Administrator’s ability to do certain tasks such as selling real property.
An Executor wanting out may ask to resign, however a resignation is at the discretion of the Surrogate’s Court.
What happens when a person has both a Will and a Revocable Trust?
Client meetings and court appearances have largely shifted from in-person to virtual during COVID-19.
Whether distributees, beneficiaries, or listed as Executors, incarcerated parties both have, and forfeit, certain rights.
The Surrogate’s Court record room contains some real historical treasures with its archive of famous people’s Wills.