Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning
The Firm has counseled and continues to counsel clients and their families in the areas of estate planning, estate administration and guardianship proceedings. The Firm has extensive practical experience in drafting wills, trusts and other documents tailored to meet the needs of individual clients. The Firm's expertise in the personal, legal, and tax implications of estate planning allows its clients to rest at ease, providing peace of mind that the assets which they have acquired during their lifetime are passed to their rightful heirs and not unnecessarily used to satisfy various fees, expenses, taxes or penalties. The Firm's long term ability to retain the heirs of former clients as new clients is indicative of the successful results it has achieved over the years for its clients.
The Firm also represents clients in Surrogate's Court in settling a loved one's affairs after that loved one has passed on. We can assist in situations where a loved one has died with or without a will. The Firm can guide you through the steps necessary to insure assets are properly administered. We can help in post mortem planning to minimize tax liability and achieve other desired goals. The Firm can also assist on other matters and proceedings related to decedents, infants, and those in need of guardianship. We will discuss with you alternative compensation plans so that there are no surprises when it comes to compensation.