How to Access the Safety Deposit Box in New York of a Deceased Foreigner

How to access the safety deposit box located in New York of a deceased foreign person Here's a common scenario most face when they know ...

Foreign Decedents with Assets in New York

What To Do If You Have Foreign Decedents with Assets in NY There are many instances where someone lives in a different country but holds ...

How Long Does Probate Last?

How long does probate take in New York City? Clients often ask me “Kamilla, how long does probate take?” This can be a hard question ...

An Executor Stole from an Estate. Now What? 

What to do when an executor steals from the estate? The suspicion that an executor may be stealing from an estate is a common grievance ...

How to get Letters Testamentary in NY

How to get Letters Testamentary in NY The Process in Acquiring The Letters Testamentary in NY You might have received notice from the Office of ...

Challenging a Will in New York State

Challenging a Will in New York State or NYC Challenging a will in New York State or New York City is not a simple task. ...

5 Ways To Find Out If Someone Has A Will

5 Ways To Find Out If Someone Has A Will   What Are The Five Ways To Find Out If Someone Left a Will Behind? ...

Should I sign a Waiver and Consent form?

Should you sign a Waiver and Consent form? The most frequently asked question in estate practice is whether someone should sign a Waiver of Process ...

Why Asset Protection Planning is Better in the Bahamas

Why Is Asset Protection Planning is Better in the Bahamas? Asset protection is a viable strategy to today's "court-happy" society. Consider the following example: Mike ...

Spendthrift Trusts for Children

Spendthrift Trusts for Children: Everything You Need To Know In a straightforward estate plan, parents tend to leave assets to their children outright and in ...