Why Do You Need A Lawyer To Write Your Will?

A lawyer can help you with questions about what options you have for leaving your assets and property to your loved ones. If you have significant assets or real estate that you wish to leave to a specific person, it is important that your wishes be specifically carried out.

Lawyers can also help you if you wish to create a trust for a spouse or child. Small business owners have a need to see to it that their businesses can be successful from one generation to the next.

Lawyers can also help you make arrangements for long term medical care. In situations where you may fear that there will be a will contest or someone will challenge your will based on fraud, undue influence or duress, it is extremely important to use an experienced wills and estates attorney to draft your will.

In some situations you may want to disinherit a loved one. It is important in these situations to write a will that will not be set aside by the disinherited party.

A lawyer will make you feel comfortable regarding the will process. He or she will review your personal situation and draft a will to meet your needs.

Why Choose Us?

Our firm is one of the most experienced estate planning law firms in New York. At the Law Offices of Elliot S. Schlissel, the average experience of our estate planning lawyers and staff is over 30 years. We have helped hundreds of individuals just like you minimize taxes, protect assets, and implement customized plans relating to Medicaid, special-needs children, and other matters.

During the last quarter-century, we have drafted and reviewed hundreds of wills and estate plans and have lectured extensively to seniors in nursing homes and health care facilities throughout the New York area. We also have extensive experience litigating estate planning issues and are equipped to assist you if a dispute arises.

The decisions you make are only as good as the information you have, and our extensive experience means you can have confidence in the information and advice we provide. In addition, once you make a decision, you want the peace of mind that comes from knowing that all documentation is properly prepared and executed. If a dispute should arise, you can also have confidence that you have the right team in place to represent your interests.

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

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