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How long does an executor have to settle an estate in NYC?

Settling an Estate

Executor’s Responsibilities and Timeline in Settling an Estate in NYC When appointed as an executor of an estate in New York City, you take on a vital role with various responsibilities and obligations. Settling an estate involves several complex tasks, and understanding the timeline for executing these duties is crucial. In this guide, we’ll provide […]

Should I put my house in a trust in New York in 2024?

house in a trust in New York

Should I Put My House in a Trust in 2024? When it comes to estate planning in New York in 2024, many individuals face one common question: whether they should trust their house. Trusts are versatile estate planning tools that can offer various benefits, but they may not be the right choice for everyone. At […]

What are four things to consider in estate planning in New York?

estate planning

Four Things to Consider in Estate Planning in New York Estate planning is a crucial process that allows individuals to protect their assets, provide for their loved ones, and ensure their wishes are carried out in the event of incapacity or death. In New York, estate planning takes on unique dimensions due to state-specific laws […]

What assets should be considered when planning your estate?

What assets should be considered when planning your estate

Assets to Consider When Planning Your Estate in New York Estate planning is crucial to securing your financial legacy and ensuring your wishes are carried out after your passing. In New York, estate planning involves careful consideration of various assets to create a comprehensive plan that meets your goals and protects your loved ones. This […]

What do I do if I inherit a 401k?

Inherit a 401(k)

What to Do If You Inherit a 401(k) in NYC Dealing with the inheritance of a 401(k) account can be both emotionally and financially challenging. In New York City, where estate planning is of utmost importance, it’s crucial to understand the steps, options, and tax implications involved when you inherit a 401(k). This guide will […]

How much does it cost to hire an estate lawyer?

Lawyer Fees

How Much Does It Cost to Hire an Estate Planning Lawyer in NYC? When it comes to estate planning, seeking the guidance of an experienced attorney is crucial to ensure your wishes are legally documented and your assets are protected. If you’re considering hiring an estate planning lawyer in New York City (NYC), you might […]

When should you get an estate plan?

When to Get an Estate Plan

When to Get an Estate Plan in New York: Planning for the Future Life is unpredictable, and none of us can predict when unexpected events may occur. However, we can prepare for the future and ensure our loved ones are taken care of through estate planning. In New York, creating a comprehensive estate plan is […]

Home Transfers And Retained Life Estates

Home Transfers And Retained Life Estates

Home Transfers and Retained Life Estates in NYC Transferring property is a significant decision, and in New York City, it’s essential to explore various options available to homeowners. One such option is a retained life estate, which allows individuals to transfer their property while retaining the right to live in it for the rest of […]

Can I Put My House In Trust For My Children?

Putting Your House in Trust for Your Children

Putting Your House in Trust for Your Children in NYC As a responsible homeowner and parent, you want to ensure that your children have a secure and comfortable future. One way to achieve this goal and protect your most significant asset, your home, is by putting it in trust for your children. In this guide, […]

What Are The Six Basic Steps Of The Estate Planning Process In NYC?

Six Steps Of The Estate Planning Process

The Six Basic Steps of the Estate Planning Process in NYC Estate planning is a crucial process that allows individuals to safeguard their assets and ensure that their wishes are carried out after they pass away. In New York City, where the legal landscape is unique and diverse, it’s important to understand the fundamental steps […]