If your loved one has died in New York, with a valid will, trust or estate plan there, but you live in another state, you may be uncertain if you can, or if you want to, serve as executor, administrator or trustee from another part of the country. To answer the first question, New York […]Read More Can You Be the Executor of an Estate in New York if You Don’t Live in the State?
Author:Bonnie Lawston More than five million Americans have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. That number is projected to reach 7.1 million by the year 2025 and 13.8 million people by 2050 Alzheimer’s costs the country more than $200 billion dollars every year, and that figure does not include the $216 billion of unpaid care provided […]Read More Estate Planning and Alzheimer’s Disease
If a member of your family has special needs, it is important to you that he or she has financial security. Let’s say for example, that your 19-year-old son, Johnny, suffered serious injuries in a car accident. That the accident resulted in traumatic brain injury and left your child as a paraplegic. Now you are […]Read More Does Your Loved One Need a Special Needs Trust?
If you are an executor of an estate or an administrator of a trust, you are considered a fiduciary. In either position you are required by law to ethically fulfill your fiduciary duties which are: Impartiality—not favoring one party over the other Undivided loyalty—not conflicting your own interests with the interests of the parties of […]Read More NY Estate Probate Attorney talks about Breach of Fiduciary Duty
If your loved one dies without a Will and resides in New York State, then the proceeding that would be commenced is called an Administration proceeding. An interested party, generally a relative, would retain the services of a probate attorney such as our office to assist them with the filing of all the administration papers […]Read More What happens if your loved one dies without a Will?
Bonnie Lawston: Law Offices of Bonnie Lawston Author: Star Multi Care: Stephen Sternbach, CEO Fears that the resolution of the federal budget crisis might lead to significant cuts affecting home health care providers proven unfounded, as President Obama and legislators came to an agreement that, at least for now, will have no direct impact on […]Read More Home Health Care Not Directly Affected by Fiscal Cliff Agreement
Author: Bonnie Lawston Stephen Sternbach: Star Multi Care Do you know what to do with a loved ones estate if they die? Do you live out of state and your loved one passed away as a resident of Queens or they own property in Queens or New York? Legal Help with Queens, NY Probate & […]Read More New York Estate Litigation Attorney handling clients throughout Queens County, Nassau County and Suffolk County NY.