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: Will Contests A will contest is a legal effort made to invalidate a will. Anyone can Read More

Questions for a Probate Attorney: How Does the New York Probate Process Work?

The New York probate process will vary, depending on whether the deceased had a will or trust or had no such documents expressing their last wishes. After someone dies, their assets, property, and other belongings, which are called their estate, have to be distributed to surviving loved ones, called heirs. In addition, any outstanding debts must be paid. There are also estate taxes that have to be paid. To Read More