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Last Will And Testament

Are Items in a Safe Deposit Box Taxable?

One of the most important concerns with respect to a safe deposit box and estates is the placement of the will. The rule to follow: never leave your last will and testament in your safe deposit box. The reason being is that if you do follow such a course of action, the safe deposit box Read on…

Is Estate Planning Expensive?

As with most legal questions, the issue as to the expense of estate planning is not a simple one to answer. There are many components to estate planning and they are largely dependent upon the client’s needs and wishes, as well as the nature of their assets and how they are held. At the very Read on…

I’m In My 30’s and Married, What Type of Estate Planning Is Appropriate?

There are various estate planning strategies that are appropriate for a person in their 30s who is recently married. The most basic of estate planning strategies is to have you and your spouse execute a Last Will and Testament. These are fundamentally the most important estate planning documents that one can have because they set Read on…

The importance of having an attorney draft and execute a last will and testament

One of the most important decisions an individual can make is to decide how to dispose of their assets when they pass away. Drafting a properly executed will is crucial to making this important decision a reality. The Estates Powers at Trusts Law (EPTL) set forth certain formalities that have to be followed in order Read on…