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Frank W. Streng

Frank W. Streng

Practice areas:

Litigation, Estate Planning, Probate

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About Me

As co-chair of the Trusts and Estates group and chair of the Surrogate’s Court Litigation group, Frank is a noted Surrogate’s Court practitioner and has been involved in significant litigated trust and estate matters in the Surrogate’s Court in Westchester County and throughout the region. He and other lawyers at the firm represent fiduciaries (executors, trustees and guardians) and actual or prospective beneficiaries of estates and trusts in a variety of contested proceedings, including, but not limited to, Will and Trust Contests; Property Turnover Proceedings; Fiduciary Removal Proceedings; Contested Accountings; Spousal Rights Proceedings; Kinship Proceedings; and Will or Trust Construction Proceedings.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1983

  1. Litigation: 70%
    33 years
  2. Estate Planning: 20%
    33 years
  3. Probate: 10%
    33 years

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Contact Info

McCarthy Fingar LLP

11 Martine Ave
12th Floor
White Plains, NY, 10606-1934

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 198303/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerMcCarthy Fingar LLP1982 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Trusts and Estates Section of the Westchester County Bar AssociationExecutive Committee; Co-Chair2007 - 2008
Trusts and Estates Law Section of New York State Bar AssociationExecutive Committee, 9th Judicial District Representative2006 - 2008
Trusts and Estates Section of the Westchester County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Planned Gift Committee of the Archdiocese of New YorkMemberN/A
Westchester County Bar FoundationDirector, (Secretary)N/A
Professional Advisors Council, Calvary HospitalMemberN/A
St. Christopher's Church, Buchanan, New YorkLector; Member, Board of TrusteesN/A
Trusts and Estates Law Section of New York State Bar Association, Litigation CommitteeMemberN/A
Trusts and Estates Law Section of New York State Bar Association, CLE CommitteeVice-ChairN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Matter of Lyon, 9/28/2009 N.Y.L.J. 22 (col. 3) (Surr. Ct., Westchester County)Won motion; case ultimately settled

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Syracuse University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Estate LitigationProperty Turnover Proceedings2011
Bridging the Gap 2 - Making a Smooth TransitionEthics for Trusts and Estates Lawyers2011
Bridging the Gap 1 - Making a Smooth TransitionEthics for Trusts and Estates Lawyers2011
Select Issues in Fiduciary LitigationDuty to Inform2010
Seminar of Westchester County Bar Association's Trusts and Estates SectionEthical Isssues in Estates and Trusts and Litigation2009
Contested Accounting Proceedings in Surrogate's CourtPreparation of an Estate and Trust Accounting2009