Westbury, New York Estate Planning Lawyers

Michael Ettinger
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I think you will enjoy our low-key, no obligation, free consultation.

With 15 offices and 15 thousand satisfied clients since 1991, we (1) avoid probate, (2) avoid guardianship proceedings, (3) protect assets from nursing home costs, (4) file Medicaid applications, and (5) probate estates. Read More »
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Andrew J. Gilbride
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Free Consultation! Dedicated Estate Planning Lawyer! Skilled Legal Advocacy!

I am an experienced New York estate planning attorney. My legal knowledge is equal to the compassion I have to make a positive difference in your life! Visit my website for information. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Suzanne A. Ettinger
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Free Consultation! Experienced & Dedicated Estate Planning & Elder Law Attorney!

I provide attentive and knowledgeable legal counsel for estate planning and elder law matters. I am dedicated to helping you achieve your goals! Visit my website for more information and call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Christine R. Shiebler
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New York Estate Planning Lawyer with 25 years experience

Boston University School of LawNew Jersey and New York
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Rudolf Karvay
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New York Estate Planning Lawyer with 27 years experience

Rudolf is a frequent lecturer on estate and trust topics and is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association where he serves on the Surrogate’s Court Committee. He is also a member of the Estate Planning Council of... Read More »
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James Andrew Mcglynn
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Westbury, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 16 years experience
900 Merchants Concourse
suite 310
Westbury, NY 11590
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Criminal and Elder
New York Law School
Evan Lerner
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Westbury, NY Estate Planning Lawyer
(516) 307-1550 400 Post Ave
#303
Westbury, NY 11590
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Elder and Employment
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Westbury, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 14 years experience
(516) 334-2294 719 Fairview Ave
Westbury, NY 11590
Estate Planning and Tax
Hofstra University School of Law
Westbury, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 30 years experience
(516) 466-5800 1600 Stewart Ave
Westbury, NY 11590
Estate Planning, Business and Collections
Touro Law School
Westbury, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 37 years experience
(516) 745-1199 900 Merchants Concourse
Westbury, NY 11590
Estate Planning, Business, Criminal and DWI
Westbury, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 44 years experience
(516) 228-4226 900 Merchants Concourse
Westbury, NY 11590
Estate Planning
Brooklyn Law School
Westbury, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 23 years experience
(516) 294-1949 1400 Old Country Rd
Westbury, NY 11590
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Insurance Defense
Westbury, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 26 years experience
(516) 683-1717 1600 Stewart Ave
Westbury, NY 11590
Estate Planning, Elder and Real Estate
Westbury, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 40 years experience
(516) 683-1717 1600 Stewart Ave
Westbury, NY 11590
Estate Planning, Elder and Tax
Westbury, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 30 years experience
(516) 487-4592 143 Post Ave
Westbury, NY 11590
Estate Planning, Immigration and Real Estate
Stephen Bilkis
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Free Consultation! Skilled New York Estate Planning Attorney!

I am an experienced and accomplished estate planning lawyer. I am dedicated to advocating for the rights and best interests of you and your family! Visit my website for more information, call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Steven Zalewski
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New York Estate Planning Attorney with 32 years experience

For over thirty years, Steven Zalewski has aided thousands of criminal and civil litigants achieve the results they desired. He started working as a criminal trial attorney for the Legal Aide Society. In 1987, Mr.... Read More »
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Westbury, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 25 years experience
(516) 683-1717 1600 Stewart Ave
Westbury, NY 11590
Estate Planning, Elder and Real Estate
Westbury, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 36 years experience
(516) 794-9696 1025 Old Country Rd
Westbury, NY 11590
Estate Planning, Elder and Tax
Westbury, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 30 years experience
(516) 876-1106 1025 Old Country Rd
Westbury, NY 11590
Estate Planning, Criminal and DWI
Westbury, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 37 years experience
(516) 333-7799 1400 Old Country Rd
Westbury, NY 11590
Estate Planning and Elder
David P. Badanes
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Garden City, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 15 years experience
(631) 239-1702 1225 Franklin Avenue
Suite 325
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Elder and Family
St. John's School of Law
David Badanes Esq. - Experienced Long Island divorce lawyer and family law attorney serving Nassau and Suffolk counties. Concentrating in divorce, contested divorce, uncontested divorce, divorce mediation, matrimonial & family law and criminal defense. The Badanes Law Office is committed to providing optimal representation, while exceeding his clients’ expectations. He represents clients in Suffolk County, Nassau County and the New York City area with offices in Northport, Suffolk County and Garden City, Nassau County.
Steven M Adler Esq.
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Jericho, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 30 years experience
(516) 740-1184 390 North Broadway
Suite 200
Jericho, NY 11753
Estate Planning, Business, Family and Probate
Brooklyn Law School
Attorney Adler is a Long Island estate planning lawyer who has the dedication and experience you are looking for in your representative. When you come to the Law Offices of Steven M. Adler, you can have confidence in the help you can receive. Attorney Adler has dealt with all kinds of complications and hardships, and he is ready to stand beside you and assist you at this time. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree at the State University of New York at Albany. He later received his Juris Doctorate at Brooklyn Law School. When you come to this law...
Jennifer Ann Wynne
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Garden City, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 17 years experience
(833) 829-2889 1225 Franklin Avenue
Suite 325
Garden City, NY 11530
Estate Planning and Tax
Hofstra University School Of Law
Jennifer Ann Wynne is the principal of Wynne Law, P.C., located in Garden City on Long Island. She is an Attorney and Certified Public Accountant, born and raised on Long Island, with significant experience handling a variety of legal matters. Aside from practicing at a tax attorney, she has experience handling all aspects of complex business and commercial litigation, including bench and jury trials and appeals, along with litigation involving employment, labor and education law. She is also familiar with estate planning, Surrogate Court practice and drafting business agreements.

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David Bythewood
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Mineola, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 35 years experience
(516) 741-0066 85 Willis Avenue,Suite J
Mineola, NY 11501
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Appeals, Business and Civil Rights
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Robbie L Vaughn
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Mineola, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 11 years experience
(516) 858-2620 393 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 208
Mineola, NY 11501
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Consumer
Touro College
Call The Law Firm of Vaughn & Weber, Pllc, at 516-858-2820 for help with your specific legal issue. Robbie and John are caring and dedicated New York lawyers. They provide their clients with fine legal service at a reasonable fee. They assist Suffolk County, Nassau County, Queens and Brooklyn residents with their Family Law Matters, Real Estate Closings, Real Estate Litigation, Collection Matters, Uncontested and Contested Divorces, Landlord-Tenant Matters, Foreclosure Defense, Loan Modifications, Foreclosure Settlement Conferences, General Civil Litigation and Bankruptcy Filings. They look forward to providing you with answers to your specific legal questions. You can call Robbie L. Vaughn...
Albert Goodwin Esq.
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Garden City, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 11 years experience
(516) 777-0647 1225 Franklin Ave #325
Garden City, NY 11530
Estate Planning
Hofstra University
New York estate lawyer Albert Goodwin started practicing in 2008. Since then, he has represented hundreds of clients in Wills, Trusts and Estates and Elder Law cases, including probating estates, estate litigation, trust planning and litigation and guardianships.
Jennifer Raguso
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New York Estate Planning Lawyer

Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law CenterNew York
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Janna P. Visconti
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New York Estate Planning Attorney with 39 years experience

St. John's University School of LawArizona and New York
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Elliot D. Samuelson
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Garden City, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 58 years experience
(516) 584-4685 300 Garden City Plaza
Suite 444
Garden City, NY 11530
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Civil Rights and Elder
Since 1961, Attorney Elliot D. Samuelson has represented clients in divorce and family law cases. With more than 50 years of experience in the field, he is a strong advocate capable of reaching fair settlements, as well as winning verdicts when litigation is in the best interests of his clients. More information is available by calling (516) 584-4685 or visiting www.samuelsonhause.net.
Arthur Irving Blutter
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Plainview, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 39 years experience
(516) 433-7777 497 South Oyster Bay Road
Plainview, NY 11803
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense and Tax
Hofstra University
Experienced Foreclosure & Bankruptcy Attorney serving Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau, Suffolk & Kings County. Helping clients with back taxes, tax audits, chapter 7, chapter 11 and chapter 13 bankruptcies.
Mark Nathanson
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Garden City, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 52 years experience
(516) 568-0000 595 Stewart Ave
#520
Garden City, NY 11530
Estate Planning, Business, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
Brooklyn Law School
Recently recognized for 50 years of service by the Nassau County Bar Association, Mark has been practicing law since 1966 after earning Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Laws degrees at Brooklyn Law School in the City of New York, subsequent to his graduation from City College of the City of New York in 1963 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Mark Nathanson is the true community General Practice attorney. The same clients will seek his advice and guidance in the purchase or sale of a home, formation of a small business, drafting of wills, trusts, living wills, health care...
Marc Howard Weissman
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Garden City, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 19 years experience
(516) 248-7844 200 Garden City Plaza
Suite 103
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder, Personal Injury and Probate
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Michael Lawrence Pfeifer
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East Meadow, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 32 years experience
(516) 222-1773 90 Merrick Ave.
Suite 106
East Meadow, NY 11554
Estate Planning, Elder and Probate
Pace Law School
As the founder of The Law Firm of Michael L. Pfeifer, P.C., Nassau County attorney Michael L. Pfeifer Esq. offers legal services in estate planning and elder law issues. Since 1987, he has been in the legal field. Attorney Pfeifer was recognized by the New York Law Journal as one of the top rated lawyers in the New York area. He is a graduate of the Stony Brook University and the Pace University School of Law. Mr. Pfeifer is an instructor at the Nassau Academy of Law and a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
Ellen Garwin Makofsky
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Garden City, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 33 years experience
(516) 228-6522 Garden City, NY 11530
Estate Planning, Elder and Probate
Brooklyn Law School
Ellen Makofsky has concentrated her practice in Elder Law and Trusts and Estates and Probate and Estate Administration for over a quarter of a century. The National Elder Law Foundation has named her a certified elder law attorney(CELA).
Ms. Makofsky is a past President of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, New York Chapter and just completed a third term as Secretary of the New York Bar Association (NYSBA), the largest voluntary Bar in the United States. She served as Chair of NYSBA's Committee on Legal Education and as Co-Chair of NYSBA's Women in the Law Committee...
Peter Arcese
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Garden City, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 30 years experience
(516) 742-8735 Of Counsel, Donlon & Harold P.C.
350 Old Country Rd, Ste 101
Garden City, NY 11530
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation and Elder
New York University School of Law and Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Rudolf Karvay
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Garden City, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 27 years experience
(800) 939-0235 100 Garden City Plaza
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder, Probate and Tax
Brooklyn Law School
Rudolf is a frequent lecturer on estate and trust topics and is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association where he serves on the Surrogate’s Court Committee. He is also a member of the Estate Planning Council of Nassau County. COMMUNITY WORK He is active in his community and currently serves as the President of the Board of Trustees of Bleuler Psychotherapy Center a not for profit mental health clinic located in Forest Hills, New York. He also serves on the Professional Advisory Committee of the Long Island Community Foundation and is a volunteer attorney...
Arnold M. Bottalico
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Garden City, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 27 years experience
(516) 543-1329 1225 Franklin Avenue
Suite 325
Garden City, NY 11530
Estate Planning, Foreclosure Defense, Insurance Claims and Probate
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Over twenty-three years of diversified legal experience. My practice areas include: Foreclosure Defense, Estate Planning, Real Estate, and Personal Injuries. Call for free consultation!
Adam C Neal
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Mineola, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 7 years experience
(347) 598-3990 170 Old Country Road
Suite 600
Mineola, NY 11501
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Fordham University School of Law
"Finding the right attorney can be stressful and confusing, and lawyers are often only needed when something unexpected or tragic has happened. Whatever problem you face, whether you or someone you know was arrested, received a traffic ticket, was injured in an accident, or something else, Adam C. Neal Law is here to handle the problem so you don't have to." Adam C. Neal, Esq. is a graduate of both Fordham Law School and Columbia University and spent many years as a prosecutor for the Nassau County District Attorney's office. He has handled thousands of criminal cases, appearing in...
Brian Andrew Tully
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New York Estate Planning Lawyer with 21 years experience

Brian Andrew Tully is the founder of Tully Law, PC. He is Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation and has been practicing elder law since 1998. Tully Law, PC focuses on helping elders... Read More »
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Amideo Nicholas Guzzone
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New York Estate Planning Lawyer

AMIDEO NICHOLAS GUZZONE & ASSOCIATES, P.C. Established and well Respected Law firm serving Suffolk County, Nassau County and all New York Counties for over 50 years Personal Injury / Accident Law / General... Read More »
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Theodore Robinson
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Hempstead, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 45 years experience
(516) 248-6600 26 St. Paul's Place
Hempstead, NY 11501
Estate Planning, DWI, Personal Injury and Probate
Brooklyn Law School
When you call this law firm, you get Ted Robinson, not an Associate. This is a personalized law firm that after 36 years has enough experience to know about all kinds of cases so they can be reviewed and handled or referred out to the right expert in any particular field. After 36 years Ted has had experiences in most fields of law and met many, mnay great attorneys to refer to - all with 20 or more years of experience. Ted cares about his clients and they know it.
Michael W. Alpert
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Garden City, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 21 years experience
(516) 280-7288 226 Seventh Street
Suite 302
Garden City, NY 11530
Estate Planning, DWI, Real Estate and Traffic Tickets
Principal attorney Michael W. Alpert is an Ivy-League graduate of Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations. Graduate of Hofstra University School of Law. Admitted to practice in all New York State Courts and Eastern and Southern District of New York.
Irwin Klein
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Garden City, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 42 years experience
(516) 374-6600 825 East Gate Boulevard
Suite 308
Garden City, NY 11530
Estate Planning, Business, Criminal and Domestic Violence
Vermont Law School
IRWIN G. KLEIN holds a B.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a J.D. degree from Vermont Law School, having graduated as a member of the Law Review. Irwin Klein is rated AV Preeminent (the highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards) by Martindale-Hubbell, the premiere worldwide directory of attorneys. He is a former prosecutor, having served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Queens County District Attorney’s Office. Additionally, he is licensed to practice in all of the courts of the State of New York, the United States Supreme Court and the United States District Courts for...
Leonard Anthony Bellavia
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Mineola, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 36 years experience
(516) 873-3000 200 Old Country Road, Suite 400
Mineola, NY 11501
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Real Estate
St. John's University School of Law
Leonard A. Bellavia, founding partner of the law firm of Bellavia Blatt Andron & Crossett, PC, is a nationally recognized authority in the field of automotive franchise law and represents thousands of automobile dealerships across the country in all aspects of commercial litigation and buy/sell transactions. He has been instrumental in negotiating the sale of hundreds of dealerships and has achieved national recognition for advocating the mass action litigation model on behalf of franchised automobile dealers. Most notably, Len has successfully implemented the mass litigation model in the following actions: • In a settlement to recover reasonable compensation for warranty parts...
Tae Ethan Choi
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East Meadow, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 13 years experience
(212) 696-1200 CLK Building
90 Merrick Avenue, Suite 106
East Meadow, NY 11554
Estate Planning, Elder and Probate
Brooklyn Law School
Brian Stephan Devery
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Mineola, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 16 years experience
(516) 433-0480 393 Jericho Turnpike
Suite 208
Mineola, NY 11501
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Foreclosure Defense
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
I am an attorney who practices in the areas of Real Estate, Foreclosures, Short Sales, Loan Modifications, Bankruptcy, Wills, Trusts & Estates, Civil Litigation and Small Business matters. My law firm consists of myself and my wife and we have been in practice since 2003. We pride ourselves on treating clients with the respect they deserve and the service they need.
Thomas Weiss
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Garden City, NY Estate Planning Attorney
(516) 746-7452 1305 Franklin Ave #300
Garden City, NY 11530
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Civil Rights
Brooklyn Law School
Joseph P. Donlon
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Uniondale, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 17 years experience
(516) 522-8900 626 RXR Plaza
Uniondale, NY 11556
Estate Planning and Elder
Fordham Univ. School Of Law
New York estate planning attorney Joseph P. Donlon is the founder of Donlon & Associates, PC. Joe's practice is dedicated to helping clients prevent family strife, reduce taxes, and protect their assets and legacies from lawsuits, creditors, and nursing home costs. He has worked with a wide range of clients during his professional career, from those of modest means with basic needs, to those possessing tens of millions of dollars in assets and requiring sophisticated planning. He is a frequent lecturer and presenter on estate planning topics and is routinely invited to speak before financial institutions, civic groups, and business...
Paul King
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Jericho, NY Estate Planning Lawyer with 13 years experience
(646) 406-8334 366 North Broadway
Suite 304
Jericho, NY 11753
Estate Planning, Criminal, Elder and Probate
Touro Law School
Barbara Greenberg
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Roslyn, NY Estate Planning Attorney with 32 years experience
(516) 621-7717 3 Sierks Ln
Roslyn, NY 11576
Estate Planning
Elliot S. Schlissel
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New York Estate Planning Lawyer with 41 years experience

Established in 1978, The Law Office of Elliot S. Schlissel is a multi-service firm of five lawyers committed to client-focused, cost-effective legal services in the Five Boroughs of New York City, Nassau and Suffolk... Read More »
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Kimberly Mosscrop
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New York Estate Planning Attorney with 15 years experience

Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra UniversityNew York
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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.