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Robert Matthew Harper

Robert Matthew Harper

Practice areas:

Litigation, Wills & Living Wills, Trusts

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Litigation: 34%
    7 years
  2. Trusts: 33%
    7 years
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 33%
    7 years

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Contact Info

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

1320 RXR Plaza
Uniondale, NY, 11556

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 200803/13/2015
NJAdministrative - Not authorized to practice200705/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Moot Court Team Coach of the YearHofstra Moot Court Board2012
Award of RecognitionSuffolk County Bar Association2012
Award of RecognitionSuffolk County Bar Association2010
Young Professionals Recognition AwardHuntington Chamber of Commerce2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateFarrell Fritz, P.C.2007 - Present
Special Professor of LawHofstra University School of Law2007 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Law SectionDelegate2012 - Present
Suffolk Academy of LawOfficer2012 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Law SectionVice-Chair, Governmental Relations and Legislation Committee2011 - Present
Suffolk County Bar AssociationCo-Chair, Member Benefits Committee2009 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Suffolk LawyerFiling Probate Objections2012
Suffolk LawyerDamages for Fraud in Probating a Will2012
Touro Law ReviewIncomplete Protection: Exoneration Clauses in New York Trusts and Powers of Attorney2012
Quinnipiac Probate Law JournalVacating Probate Decrees in New York2012
New York State Bar Association Trusts and Estates Law Section NewsletterExoneration Clauses in Inter Vivos Trust Instruments2012
New York State Bar Association Trusts and Estates Law Section Newsletter2011 Legislation Update2011
Suffolk LawyerWitnesses to SCPA 2307-A Disclosures2011
Touro Law ReviewLife After Death: The Authority of Estate Fiduciaries to Dispose of Decedents' Reproductive Matter2010
New York State Bar Association JournalCutting Family Ties: The Inheritance Rights of Adopted-Out Children2009
New York State Bar Association JournalExoneration Clauses - Not All They're Cracked Up to Be2009
American Bar Association's Probate and PropertyThe Probate Exception to Federal Jurisdiction2009
New York State Bar Association JournalVacating Surrogate's Court Judgments, Orders and Decrees2008
Quinnipiac Probate Law JournalDEAD HAND PROBLEM: WHY NEW YORK'S ESTATES, POWERS AND TRUSTS LAW SHOULD BE AMENDED TO TREAT POSTHUMOUSLY CONCEIVED CHILDREN AS DECEDENTS' ISSUE AND DESCENDANTS2008

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hofstra University School of LawLawJuris Doctor2007
Boston CollegeFinance and HistoryBachelor of Science2004

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Will Contests: A PrimerThe Trial2012
What You Need To Know As A Guardian Ad LitemPersons for Whom Guardians ad Litem are Appointed2012
SCPA 2211 Exams and Accounting ObjectionsSCPA 2211 Examinations2012
SCPA 1404 Exams and Probate ObjectionsSCPA 1404 Examinations2012
Lunch 'n Learn C.L.E. SeminarSCPA 2211 Examinations2012
Challenges in Will DraftingAre You Ready for a 1404 Exam? How to Properly Document Your File2012
Wills & Estates: Preparing for & Litigating the Issue of StatusInheritance Rights of Posthumously-Conceived Children and Authority of Fiduciaries to Dispose of Decedents' Reproductive Matter2011
Summer Fundamentals Series: 1404 ExaminationsConducting SCPA 1404 Examinations2011
Pediatric Grand RoundsInheritance Rights of Posthumously-Conceived Children2011