• Better Call Saul: Is the Show an Accurate Representation of Lawyers in Real Life?

    Saul Goodman, Attorney at Law, has long been people’s favorite on-screen lawyer—maybe only rivaled by the good old Denny Crane and Tom Hagen. The protagonist of the Breaking Bad spinoff, Better Call Saul, Saul is a quirky, witty, and level-headed on-screen lawyer. As a fictional character representing a real-life profession, would Saul Goodman stand the… Read More

  • Why You Need a Probate Lawyer to Figure Out Your Estates NOW

    Okay, maybe we went a little overboard with the NOW, but you do need a probate lawyer—sooner better than later. One day you will need your estates, assets, and other particulars to be sorted out. Imagine not taking the right step at the right time for your posthumous affairs and all potential candidates end up… Read More

  • How the Lockdown Affected Custody Battles

    One of the more peculiar aftereffects of the coronavirus pandemic was the alarmingly increasing rates of divorce. Yep: more people got divorced during the pandemic than they did otherwise. In fact, it is even expected that divorce rates will rise even further after the pandemic is over. A divorce boom—as the BBC puts it—is in… Read More

  • How Quickly Can I Get a Divorce in New York?

    When it comes to divorces, you can’t get one quick enough. Sadly, divorces aren’t just about a man and woman cutting it off. Several factors are involved: the court, your documents, and your legal counsel. It is no longer between two individuals—and that means it will take some time to sort it out. However, it… Read More

  • Common Probate Issues

    According to Forbes, the COVID-19 crisis has forced US citizens to consider estate planning more seriously. As the crisis’s volatility continues to impact our everyday lives, wealth transfer has become more common. Before you get down to business and start writing your will, here are a few problems that you might face in New York:… Read More

  • When Is Probate Not Necessary In New York?

    When you’re planning your estate, your goal should be to spare your family and legal heirs the hassle as much as you can. The probate court proceedings could be very extensive, costly, and complicated. If you’re based in New York, here’s when you can avoid probate: Joint Ownership If you jointly owned property with your deceased… Read More

  • An Overview of the Probate Process in New York

    In New York, probate is necessary for assets solely owned by the deceased and haven’t been legally bequeathed to a designated beneficiary. This means that if the property owner passes away without a written will, the probate court will distribute the estate according to the state laws. However, if the property holder leaves behind a… Read More

  • An Estate Planning Checklist for Beginners

    Preparing for the end of your life sounds challenging, but it’s something that you should do, notwithstanding. Having a well-thought-out will is not just essential for seniors but for the youth too. Life is uncertain. The best you can do for your children is to plan your estate carefully and intelligently. Let’s cover the basics of… Read More

  • Here’s Why You Need to Consult An Estate Planning Service

    Estate planning isn’t just for the rich. Irrespective of your current financial status, you should have an estate plan ready to help secure a financially stable future for your family after your demise. If you’re under the impression that you can accomplish this all on your own, though, think again. Not only is that highly… Read More

  • Why Should You Sign a Prenuptial Agreement?

    Not only are millennials getting married later in life but are also getting prenuptial agreements before they do. From using it to strengthen their marriage to creating a safety net for themselves, they haven’t shied away from signing prenups. In fact, there has been a significant increase in the number of millennials opting for prenups… Read More