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Estate Planning

Estate Planning, Administration and Probate

Issues in estate planning, estate administration and probate require the strategic and honest advice of a skilled lawyer.  At the Law Offices of Kenneth T. Wasserman, we have been helping individuals and families address estate issues for more than 35 years.  As a member of the American Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Division, Mr. Wasserman is highly knowledgeable in estate and probate laws and helps clients resolve issues and manage legal needs in an efficient manner.

Comprehensive Representation in Estate Planning and Probate

As a New York City estate planning attorney, Mr. Wasserman helps clients address a wide range of estate and probate matters, including:

Wills and trusts: Estate planning clients seen our legal advice for a wide variety of reasons.  Many need to plan for the future of their wealth.  Our firm creates strategic wills and trusts that take into account each individual’s specific goals.  Whether our clients seek to minimize taxes on their estates or simply want to document their wishes for asset distribution upon their death, we can help.

Estate and trust administration: Some of our clients need assistance in the administration of an estate or trust.  We help family members and trustees understand administration laws, their rights and their responsibilities.  

Probate: We represent numerous clients in probate after a loved one has passed away.  Our firm provides family members with caring service and efficient results during their most difficult days.  In addition, when clients face a legal dispute over an estate, will or trust, our firm provides vigorous advocacy during probate litigation.

Living wills and power of attorney: We also help individuals prepare for the future through advanced planning methods.  Living wills and powers of attorney are valuable resources that dictate instruction on your medical wishes should you become seriously ill or incapacitated.

We understand that issues surrounding estates and probate can be highly sensitive.  We seek to counsel clients in a way that allows them to achieve legal goals and maintain their dignity.

Manhattan Estate Administration Attorney