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When most people think of estate administration and estate planning, they think about creating a will or trust that will distribute their assets when they die in the way they wish. In short, most people equate estate planning with death.

This is probably one of the main reasons individuals put off estate administration and estate planning until they are seniors or feel that death may be looming. However, estate-planning is for the living.

Estate Plans

A comprehensive estate plan includes protecting your hard-earned assets and wealth while you are alive, including protection from creditors in the event of an accident or unexpected illness. It also includes minimizing taxes and avoiding probate. However, a comprehensive estate plan also can include living wills, health care directives, powers of attorney, and planning for special-needs children, Medicaid, long-term nursing care and other elder care matters.

Experienced New York City Estate Administration Attorney

With offices throughout the New York City metropolitan area, including Queens County and Nassau County, the estate administration attorneys at the Law Offices of Schlissel DeCorpo provide experienced and comprehensive estate planning services and outstanding personal attention. Our attorneys and staff have an average of more than thirty years’ experience, and our longevity is testament to our competence and service.

For additional information about our experience and the quality of service we provide, please visit our Benefits of Retaining an Estate Administration Attorney page.

For a free consultation with an attorney to discuss your estate-planning matter, please call us toll free at 1-800-344-6431.

Estate Administration Attorneys Serving Queens County and Nassau County

  • Will Drafting and Why You Need a Will: Having a will drafted can ensure that your assets are distributed according to your wishes and prevents disputes among family members, thus simplifying the handling of your estate.
  • Estate and Probate Administration Assistance: Our estate planning lawyers can assist estate administrators and executors to ensure compliance with New York law and help them avoid getting caught in the middle of a family squabble.
  • Assistance with a Will Contest or Contested Estate: Our trial lawyers have extensive experience assisting individuals in property disputes or will contests.
  • Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts: Our estate planning attorneys have extensive experience utilizing various revocable and irrevocable trusts to achieve estate planning goals such as protecting assets and minimizing taxes.
  • Elder Care Issues: We are sensitive to the needs of seniors and their families and are equipped to assist with estate-planning (including health care proxies or living wills), Medicaid planning and long-term care planning.
  • Medicaid Issues: Medicaid qualification laws have changed. Currently, the government utilizes a 5-year look-back period; therefore, you should begin Medicaid planning as early as possible. However, regardless of where you are in the process of planning for Medicaid, we can help.
  • Providing for Special Needs Children: One of the most appreciated services our estate planning lawyers provide is helping families plan for the care of special-needs children. We can help families provide for the long-term care of a special-needs child by using estate-planning tools such as trusts and annuities.

Contact an Experienced New York City Estate Planning Lawyer

To find out more about the benefits of estate-planning, or to discuss your specific goals and options, please contact one of our experienced estate planning lawyers for a free confidential consultation. We can be reached toll free at 1-800-344-6431, or in the five boroughs at 718-350-2802 and Nassau County at 516-561-6645. You also can fill out our intake form, and we will contact you.

When It Comes to Estate Planning, Experience Matters
Contact the New York Law Offices of Schlissel DeCorpo – Available 24/7

With offices throughout the New York metropolitan area, including Queens and Nassau counties, the Law Offices of Schlissel DeCorpo represents individuals, parents and grandparents in estate-planning and elder law matters throughout the New York City area.
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