Intestate Succession: What Happens When There’s No Will

The passing of a loved one is a challenging time, and when that person has not left behind a will, it can add complexity to an already difficult situation. In such cases, the legal process known as intestate succession comes into play. This blog provides valuable insights into what occurs when a person dies without a will, guiding you through the intricate process. Intestate succession is the legal process Read More

Legal Issues Affecting Senior Citizens and Their Families

As our loved ones age, a multitude of legal concerns can surface, often requiring the expertise of professionals in family law. Senior citizens and their families in New York must navigate a complex legal landscape to secure their well-being and safeguard their legacies. Read More

What to Do When Someone Passes Away

The passing of a relative can be difficult, especially if you’re close to them. Even if you aren’t on the best terms with them, there are certain responsibilities and affairs that you might have to look into, especially those related to the estate left behind. Here’s how you can deal with the legal issues that take place after a person’s passing and a probate lawyer’s assistance in the Read More

Debt and Probate: What You Need to Know

Most people have their legacies, properties, and assets on their minds when drafting their Testament and Last Will. But several other things must be considered and specified in an estate plan. For example, specifying what happens to your outstanding debts or those of a loved one after they pass away is crucial. If you owed a loan or debt in your lifetime, your family will be responsible for paying for it, depending Read More

Estate planning tips for business owners

Putting an effective estate plan into place is a prudent step for any New York resident to take, but it may be even more important for those who own a business. Probate courts are not the places where most entrepreneurs would want questions about their estate resolved, and probate judges may sometimes not be as knowledgeable as they could be about complex intangible business assets such as intellectual property. Read More