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Deborah Gail Rosenthal

Great Neck Probate Attorney.

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  1. What are some things that a estate planning attorney will discuss with client when making a will?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Eric Edward Rothstein
    2. Frank Louis Buquicchio
    3. Douglas R Holbrook
    4. Deborah Gail Rosenthal
    4 lawyer answers

    There are four main topics of discussion: (1) who you are and who are your next of kin; (2) what are your assets and how are they titled; (3) who do you want to administer your estate and what do you want to do with your assets after you die; and (4) advance directives, such as power of attorney, health care proxy and living will.

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  2. A beneficiary of a NYS trust is demanding a full accounting of the assets of the trust before the trust is settled.

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Deborah Gail Rosenthal
    2. Steven J. Fromm
    2 lawyer answers

    A beneficiary has a right to demand an accounting. Also, a full accounting, with desired documentation (including a receipt and release) will protect the trustees. You should hire a lawyer to assist you with this matter.

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  3. What is the statute of limitations to contest a will for someone who died in brooklyn new york?

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Deborah Gail Rosenthal
    1 lawyer answer

    If the will was filed for probate, it is a public record. It should have been filed in Surrogate's Court in Kings County, New York. Your mother should have been notified of the probate of her father's will at the time it was being probated to give her the right to contest the will. You can review the entire file in the Record's Room of the Surrogate's Court in Kings County. After so much time has elapsed it will be difficult to contest the will. Didn't your mother know her father died. Why...