Preparing Your Estate for a Smooth Inheritance

Nobody knows when their time will come – but most adults have the capability to at least make some basic plans for that time. As we age, thoughts inevitably turn to estate planning. Some people leave it too late and the resulting confusion, delays and expense can be hard on surviving family members at a […]

Settling Will Disputes: What Are the Legal Options?

While news stories about the families of famous or wealthy people contesting wills in court suggest otherwise, trials for contested wills are not particularly common in New York. Will disputes among beneficiaries and family members are quite common but the frequent use of “no contest” clauses by estate planning lawyers can make legal challenges risky […]