Who Inherits An Estate In The Buffalo, NY Area If There Is No Will To Guide The Transfer Of The Estate?

Who Inherits An Estate In The Buffalo, NY Area If There Is No Will To Guide The Transfer Of The Estate?

Who Inherits An Estate In The Buffalo, NY Area If There Is No Will To Guide The Transfer Of The Estate? When a person dies in Buffalo without a will, they are said to be “intestate,” and their property will be allocated according to New York’s laws of succession. A spouse will be the legal…

National Senior Health & Fitness Day Fair – 2014

National Senior Health & Fitness Day is being celebrated at a completely free fair on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 from 11AM to 2 PM at the Akron-Newstead Senior Center, 5691 Cummings Road, Akron, NY. The goal of this health and fitness day is to promote the importance of regular physical activity and to improve the…

I Have Been Named As Executor For An Estate In New York, But Live Out Of State. What Should I Do?

Under New York law, a non-New York resident is allowed to be an Executor, Trustee, or Administrator of a New York trust or estate. If you are not in New York and have been named as Executor, you may feel overwhelmed and may be unsure of what to do. Fortunately, most of the correspondence and…

Does My Estate Have To Go Through Probate in New York When I Pass Away?

Many clients are fearful about their loved ones going through probate when they pass away. They may have heard horror stories about how complicated, expensive, or time consuming probate is. Whether your estate has to go through probate depends on which assets you own, how they are titled, and whether you have completed transfer on…