3 Ways To Address an Estranged Child In your Estate Plan

All families experience conflicts, but if it is to a particularly severe extent, you may not want one of your children to reap the benefits of your estate. There are different strategies for handling an estranged child in your estate plan. Based on the level Read More …

How Long Does An Executor’s Job Take?

Being an executor of an estate can prove to be a particularly time-consuming responsibility. While a standard simple estate may only take a few months to probate, larger complicated ones with problems can last for years. If you are agreeing to the role of executor, Read More …

3 Steps to Take If You Want to Leave Your Family Unequal Inheritances

An inheritance is money you leave behind for specific individuals in your will. If you have children, it is likely a significant portion of your will is going to be devoted to leaving them your assets. While it is common to leave an equal share, Read More …

Different Types of Wills That Are Drafted In NY

Estate planning is an important and necessary step in ensuring you and your loved ones are taken care of in the future. A Last Will and Testament is one of the documents that many individuals choose to draft as part of their estate plan. In Read More …

Can You Inherit Season Tickets?

The executor’s role can be complicated by distribution of unique assets that the deceased individual’s last will does not account for. One example includes seasonal sports tickets. In such instances, family members often inquire about the status of a seasonal pass after a loved one Read More …

What is the Probate and How Can It Be Avoided Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic?

What is Probate? Probate is the process of proving the validity of a decedent’s Last Will and Testament in the Surrogate Court. The probate process only takes place after the decedent passes away, and can be a very complex legal proceeding that may take up Read More …

What Can I Do If The Executor of the Will does not follow the Decedent’s wishes?

As individuals continue to age they are encouraged to consider creating a plan for their future that entails exactly how they would prefer their assets and loved ones cared for in the case of their passing. A will is a legal document that serves to Read More …

Three Emergency Documents for Entrepreneurial Estate Planning

With great power comes great responsibility, and entrepreneurship is definitely a tremendous responsibility. More often than not, a business is a one-man team, and entrepreneurs, like all human beings, sometimes encounter unforeseen circumstances. Moments like these call for proper estate planning, particularly for three emergency Read More …