Category: Probate

Who Can Serve As a Health Care Proxy in New York?

December 28, 2021 | Estate Planning

When it comes to your health care decisions, the person whose opinion matters the most is you. Medical decisions will directly affect your life, so it’s important to solidify what decisions are best for...

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How Long Does Probate Last in New York?

October 26, 2021 | Probate

If you’ve lost a loved one, probate might be required to settle their affairs and distribute their estate. Because this process can be time-consuming, families frequently ask, “How long does it take for probate...

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Avoiding Probate in New York

October 5, 2021 | Probate

Probate can be an exhausting process. Court rules, strict deadlines, and long, drawn-out procedures can all add stress and hassle that you don’t need. But what are the options for avoiding probate in New...

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What is an Ancillary Probate Proceeding and How Does it Work in NY?

May 28, 2021 | Probate

What is an Ancillary Probate Proceeding? According to New York State law, ancillary probate may be used when a non-domiciliary decedent owns real and/or personal property which needs to be administered in this state...

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