Poughkeepsie, New York Estate Planning Lawyers

Michael Ettinger
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Bonnie Kraham
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Terrence P. Dwyer
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Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 28 years experience
(845) 849-3706 Post Office Box 1996
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Employment, Real Estate and Traffic Tickets
Pace Law School
20 years experience in real estate transactional law and litigation, estate planning and administration. University professor teaching law classes in Real Estate Law and Wills, Trusts & Estate Administration. Experience in land and title issues. Serving the Westchester, Putnam, Orange, Dutchess & Columbia County areas. AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell Highest Rating
Richard J. Shapiro Esq.
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Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 31 years experience
(845) 291-0011 3 Neptune Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Estate Planning, Business and Elder
University of Pennsylvania Law School
As the only Certified Elder Law Attorney in the Mid-Hudson region, I am committed to providing the best estate planning and elder law services to our clients.

Effective estate, business and asset protection planning can only occur when the client truly understands their goals and objectives. Only then can we engage in a discovery process that can turn the client's hopes and dreams a reality. Our counseling-based approach is designed to make sure that the plan design is client driven, rather than attorney driven. Our maintenance plan helps ensure that the client's plan stays up-to-date though the many legal and life...
Anthony C. Cillis
Claimed Lawyer ProfileResponsive Law
Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 8 years experience
(845) 554-7171 13 S. Hamilton Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Estate Planning, Criminal, DWI and Domestic Violence
Western New England College
Hudson Valley attorney with a focus on Criminal Defense and Matrimonial/Family Law.
Brian Miller
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Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 14 years experience
(845) 263-9300 2649 South Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Estate Planning, Elder, Probate and Real Estate
Pace Law School
Brian L. Miller is an attorney admitted in the states of New York and Connecticut and assists clients with various aspects of Elder Law, Estate Planning and Estate Administration. Mr. Miller represents his clients and their families with respect to Elder Law, Estate Planning (Wills, Trusts and Advance Directives), Medicaid Planning & Benefits, Probate & Estate Administration, Estate Litigation, Guardianships, Veterans Benefits and Real Estate Transactions.

Mr. Miller is a member of Elder Counsel and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. He is also a member of the Elder Law and Special Needs Section and Trusts and Estates Law Section...
Christopher Sean Coleman
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Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 28 years experience
(845) 379-2222 42 Catherine Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Estate Planning, Business, DWI and Real Estate
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Steven Howard Klein
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Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 21 years experience
(845) 475-3737 40 Garden Street, Suite 500
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce and Family
Todd Wylie Carpenter
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Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 12 years experience
(845) 493-1002 4 LIBERTY ST 2ND FL
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Estate Planning, Business, Criminal and DWI
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Vincent Louis Debiase
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Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 44 years experience
(845) 454-1110 35 Market Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Estate Planning
John C Wirth
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Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Lawyer
(845) 475-3737 40 Garden Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Estate Planning
Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 61 years experience
(845) 454-1110 35 Market Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Estate Planning
Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 45 years experience
(845) 454-1110 34 Market St.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Estate Planning
Albany Law School
Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 35 years experience
(845) 454-1110 35 Market Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Estate Planning
Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 24 years experience
(845) 454-1110 35 Market Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Estate Planning
Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 50 years experience
(914) 454-1110 35 Market Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 0000012601
Estate Planning
Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 14 years experience
(845) 454-1110 35 Market Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Estate Planning
Albany Law School
Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 26 years experience
(845) 454-1110 34 Market St.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Estate Planning
Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 13 years experience
(845) 486-6800 63 Washington St.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12602
Estate Planning
Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 33 years experience
(914) 454-1110 34 Market St.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Estate Planning
New England School Of Law
Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 41 years experience
(845) 486-6800 63 Washington St.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12602
Estate Planning
Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 43 years experience
(845) 454-1110 35 Market Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Estate Planning
Patrick Thomas Gartland
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Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 19 years experience
(845) 454-1110 35 Market Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 13601
Estate Planning
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Gregory J. Tarone
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Newburgh, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 40 years experience
(845) 527-5424 5020 Route 9W, Suite 104
Newburgh, NY 12550
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Entertainment & Sports, Probate and Real Estate
Georgetown University Law Center
With more than 30 years of sports law background, having been a certified NCAA, NBA and NFL agent, and manager of a dozen LPGA golfers, and advised Olympic athletes, Mr. Tarone has also been in the amateur and professional sports arenas as a writer, lecture and attendee at symposia on at Harvard Law. He was a founding member of the Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section of The Florida Bar in 1990, and is the lead attorney in representing student-athlete Noriana Radwan in Radwan v. UConn. et al., USDC D.Conn 3:16-cv-02091on Justia at https://dockets.justia.com/docket/connecticut/ctdce/3:2016cv02091/115246 or at the case website: www.NorianasVoice.org.
Jessica Kiely
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Fishkill, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 13 years experience
(845) 897-4700 200 Westage Business Center Dr
#235
Fishkill, NY 12524
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder and Probate
The City University of New York School of Law
Daniel Howard Guttmann
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Kingston, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 32 years experience
(845) 756-0001 307 Wall Street, Suite 4
Kingston, NY 12401
Estate Planning, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
State University of New York - Buffalo and Buffalo Law
Former Assistant District Attorney with 33 years of trial experience in the fields of Criminal Defense, Matrimonial, Family Law, Personal Injury and Civil Litigation. Our firm also handles Real Estate Contracts and Closings, Traffic Ticket Defense, Wills and Social Security Disability Law.
Suzanne A. Ettinger
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Rhinebeck, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 27 years experience
(845) 876-6266 6369 Mill St
#211
Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder and Probate
Touro College
Suzanne's interest in Elder Law Estate Planning comes from her personal experience as a daughter caring for the needs of her father after he was diagnosed with many health issues including dementia. Suzanne knows first hand how difficult it is for families to navigate the estate planning needs of their loved ones and how important it is to be informed of their options.

Public service has been a very important part of Suzanne's life. Suzanne serves as the attorney consultant to the Long Island chapter of the non-profit organization Every Child Matters. She has been a member of the local PTA...
Jonathan M Victor
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Pawling, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 10 years experience
(914) 263-9779 88 Route 22
Pawling, NY 12564
Estate Planning, Divorce, Elder and Probate
Albany Law School
Jonathan M. Victor, Esq. set up the Law Office of Jonathan Victor PLLC in 2012 and expanded to Connecticut in 2014. He is your Mahopac lawyer and New Fairfield lawyer happy to help with divorce law, real estate law, civil litigation, and much more!
Michelle Daly
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Hopewell Jct., NY Estate Planning Lawyer
(845) 592-4555 2537 Rt. 52
Suite 1
Hopewell Jct., NY 12533
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Elder and Probate
University of Miami School of Law
Michelle N. Daly, Esq. has developed an independent law practice by taking on cases from several legal areas; cases include estate planning, drafting contracts, negotiating contract disputes, probate, trusts, wills, advanced directives, and guardianships among others. Michelle Daly graduated from the University of Miami School of Law and is a member of the NY State Bar. Prior to law school, she studied history at LeMoyne College, in Syracuse, NY, during which time she studied at La Sorbonne in France.
Eric Stephen Shiller
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Newburgh, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 18 years experience
(845) 569-1529 289 Broadway, Suite 2
Newburgh, NY 12550
Estate Planning, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
Eric S. Shiller, Esq. has successfully represented over 18,000 clients to date. He has significant experience litigating matters in the New York State Courts. Mr. Shiller is licensed to practice law in the State of New York and the State of Connecticut. Mr. Shiller graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1995, and from Hofstra University School of Law with a Juris Doctor Degree in 2000. At Hofstra, Mr. Shiller was a Criminal Courts Bar Association of Nassau County Leon Stern Award Finalist. He was also selected to participate in the National Institute for...
Billie Gray
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Wallkill, NY Estate Planning Attorney
(845) 895-5758 56 Bona Ventura Avenue
P.O. Box 814
Wallkill, NY 12589
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Criminal and Divorce
Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 26 years experience
(845) 486-6800 63 Washington Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12602
Estate Planning
Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 51 years experience
(845) 486-6800 63 Washington St.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12602
Estate Planning
Brooklyn Law School
Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 51 years experience
(845) 485-6226 2 Cannon St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Estate Planning, Business, Civil Rights and Tax
Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 33 years experience
(845) 486-6800 63 Washington St.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Estate Planning
Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 43 years experience
(845) 486-6800 63 Washington St.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12602
Estate Planning
Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 35 years experience
(845) 454-3250 75 Washington St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Estate Planning, Business, Elder and Real Estate
Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 17 years experience
(845) 486-6800 63 Washington St.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12602
Estate Planning
Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 19 years experience
(845) 486-6800 63 Washington St.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12602
Estate Planning
Albany Law School
Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 45 years experience
(845) 471-3330 2 Cannon St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Attorney
(845) 471-1775 10 Circular Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Estate Planning and IP
Poughkeepsie, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 25 years experience
(845) 462-4336 21 Abes Way
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Estate Planning, Elder and Tax
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Planning your estate?

Estate planning arranges for the transfer of an individual's estate at the time of death. An estate consists of all property owned at death before it is distributed by will, trust, or intestacy laws. An estate may contain both real property and personal property. Estate planning allows an individual to decide exactly who will benefit from his or her estate, and to what extent. It can also reduce the taxes imposed on the transfer of assets at death.

An experienced estate planning lawyer can help minimize the amount of the estate surrendered to taxes as well as ensure that the management and distribution of the estate is carried out according to your plans. Particularly when your plans are complex and/or you have substantial property or assets, it is important to have an attorney who can ensure that your plan functions the way you intend. Depending on the complexity of your individual situation, your estate planning team may include attorneys, financial planners, bankers and insurance professionals. Some states certify attorneys as estate planning specialists, which means they have met certain requirements for experience, education, and testing in that field.


Fiduciary: A person or institution who manages money or property for another and who must exercise a standard care imposed by law, i.e., personal representative or executor of an estate, a trustee, etc.

Personal representative: The person who administers an estate. If named in a will, that person's title is an executor. If there is no valid will, that person's title is an administrator.