Selling a House in Probate in Queens NY

It’s not uncommon for a family member or loved one to die and leave behind property in Queens. That property may be real estate, personal items, or even intangible assets like stocks and bonds. When it comes time to sell the house, there are certain steps that must be taken in order for probate court […]

What you should know about Trusts, Wills and Estate Planning

We recently read a book on taxes and in it, there was some good information on Trusts, Wills, and overall Estate Planning. Being that we deal with so many homeowners and/or people with assets, we thought this info might be worth sharing. So, below is a transcript directly from this section of the book. If […]

Probate Process in Queens NY: The Will and the Executor’s Duties

By Duane Egyud, Realtor with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. Back in the day, after one had deceased and had a Will, there would be a Reading of the Will.  This was done mostly because, back then, some people couldn’t read and it was at the reading they would learn what […]

Who can Object to a Will in Queens NYC

Courtesy of The Law Firm of Daniel J. Reiter, Esq. If you’ve been left out of a will, you may have rights. Certain people are allowed to contest, or object, to a will’s validity, per New York law. “Probate” is the process of proving to a court that a will is valid. In New York, […]