Why draft a will with a lawyer

Why draft a will with a lawyer? Disclaimer: this article is for informational purposes only, as is not to be construed as legal advice. We are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding estate planning. Call Quinn & Tyrrell at (516) 221-5100. 3330 Park Avenue, Suite 2, Wantagh, New York 11793. Why draft…

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How to contest a will

How to contest a will or a trust? This article will provide a brief overview on how to contest a will or a trust, and whether or not you are able to. This article is for educational purposes only, and is not to be construed as legal advice. If you have any questions feel free…

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Intestacy | Dying without a will in New York

What happens if you die without a will in New York? Intestacy – Dying without a will in New York. When an individual dies without a will, they die intestate. This means that the deceased’s assets are divided up in accordance with the law. In New York, Estates Powers and Trusts Law 4-1.1 provides for…

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Estate Planning Basics

About estate planning, wills and trusts in New York Estate Planning Basics 1.  Will: A legal document that provides for the distribution of your assets upon your death. 2. Codicil: This is a document that supplements one’s current will. 3. Probate: The legal process of proving the validity of a will. This proceeding often takes…

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