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Adam Bartsch

Shelburne Estate Planning Attorney.

Contributor Level 6
  1. Executors' fees in New York vs. Vermont

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Adam Bartsch
    2. Christopher Robert Twining
    3. Paul Stephen Johnson
    4. Steven J. Fromm
    4 lawyer answers

    What the lawyer/executor receives could be very different in New York and Vermont, in large part because New York has a statutory fee schedule, while Vermont does not. Chances are good a Vermont probate court would approve a smaller executor's fee than allowed by New York's fee schedule. You should work with a Vermont estate planning attorney to determine your uncle's domicile (presumably New York, but more information is needed), and thus where to open the probate proceeding.

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  2. At what age can a child cose which parent they wanna live with?

    Answered about 5 years ago.

    1. Adam Bartsch
    1 lawyer answer

    Minors residing in Vermont who are age 14 or above may choose their guardian, subject to the approval of the probate court, and may appear before the court or before a district judge and make their choice known.