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Jun
23
2020
In New York, you can change your will by making something called a codicil. A codicil is essentially a supplement or amendment to an existing will, which slightly alters, adds to, or removes something from the will’s original terms.
Jun
02
2020
If you have been appointed to handle the estate of someone who has passed away, county courts in New York will require you to obtain a probate bond before beginning your duties.
May
19
2020
In legal language, attestation is the act of witnessing the signing of a contract or other written instrument at the request of another party. When a document must be witnessed to be valid, as is the case with a Last Will & Testament, it may conclude with something referred to as the attestation clause.
May
05
2020
When an individual is incapable of making decisions regarding personal and financial needs on their own, they are generally considered to be mentally incapacitated, from a legal perspective.
Apr
23
2020
The recently enacted New York State budget, which goes into effect on October 1, 2020, introduces, for the first time, a look-back period on assets transfers for those seeking Medicaid Home care benefits.