NYC PROBATE & ESTATES LAWYER

Estate lawyer in New Jersey and New YorkAt Law Offices of Patel & Soltis we understand that dealing with a deceased estate is one of the more difficult challenges in life. From mountains of paper work to legal jargon and simmering family disputes they’re the last things you want to deal with when you’re grieving the loss of someone important in your life.

So let us help you by:

  • Interpreting the Will of the deceased in terms of estate laws
  • Advising executors and trustees in regard to their duties and rights
  • Informing government bodies
  • Applying for Probate of the Will
  • Dealing with intestacy (where there is no Will)
  • Applying for administration rights if the Will is deemed invalid or is absent
  • Identifying estate assets and liabilities
  • Obtaining valuations of estate property
  • Collecting estate financial assets including bank funds, shares, outstanding loans and insurance payouts
  • Selling or transferring estate property including estate auctions
  • Paying estate debts including mortgages, funeral costs and testamentary expenses
  • Advising in regard to family and testamentary trusts
  • Administering trust funds
  • Distributing bequests and inheritances to beneficiaries
  • Organizing information for estate tax returns
  • Family mediation and negotiation
  • Contesting wills and defending estate litigation

Contact us to find out more or to arrange an appointment with an experienced estate lawyer in New Jersey and New York.