You Do Not Have To Navigate The Complexity Of Probate Alone

Many people rely on trusted loved ones to administer their estate. Unfortunately, being a trusted and responsible friend or family member does not mean you can easily probate a will or otherwise distribute the assets of an estate in a timely and proper way.

At Salem Shor & Saperstein, LLP, our experienced attorneys will guide you from the initial filings in court through the final distributions from the estate.

Having significant experience in all aspects of estate planning, probate and will and trust contests, our attorneys understand where potential conflicts can arise and how to avoid them. We can help you document all assets and ensure everything is carried out according to the law.

Education And Guidance In All Estate Administration Matters

It is easy to make an honest mistake when distributing an estate. With deadlines and legal reporting requirements, it is understandable when executors and trustees stumble on some matters, often not even know where to begin.

We can help. Our dedicated and knowledgeable lawyers can guide you through the entire Estate Process, from beginning through its conclusion. We will clearly explain the requirements, the law and what how you can protect yourself and the estate from legal disputes. We will help you properly prepare and file all court documents and obtain a release of liability from other beneficiaries all with the goal of ensuring the proper distribution of the Estate to the intended beneficiaries.

Does One Of The Following Circumstances Apply To You?

We can help you if:

  • You need to access assets of an individual who died without establishing a beneficiary or successor. This could include real property, bank accounts and other assets.
  • You need to initiate a probate/administration proceeding with the Surrogate's Court to appoint an executor/administrator to act on behalf of the estate
  • A family member passed away without leaving a will or trust (died intestate) and you want to act as the administrator. We will help you initiate an administration proceeding that will allow you to distribute assets and otherwise act on behalf of the estate.
  • You need help determining what estate tax liability may exist, and assist with the filing of the estate tax returns with the necessary state and federal agency.

In any of the above matters, minor mistakes can cause significant issues, including the potential for disputes among heirs and beneficiaries.

Our experienced estate administration attorneys can help you navigate this complex area of the law. We will be there to fully explain your rights, the law and how to protect your financial and legal interests, and those of the estate.

To schedule your initial consultation and learn how we can help, call 866-308-2816 or email us and we will respond promptly. Located in Lake Success, New York, we represent clients throughout Long Island and New York City.