I am a leading estate planning attorney and certified financial planner. I've been... more
I am a leading estate planning attorney and certified financial planner. I've been honored as a Rising Star by Super Lawyer magazine in the area of estate planning and probate. I frequently speak on a variety of estate and financial planning topics, regularly presenting educational workshops for the public as well as business organizations, corporations, associations, special interest gr... view profile
Ilana F. Davidov, Esq. is an attorney at Davidov Law Group, P.C., and has been... more
Ilana F. Davidov, Esq. is an attorney at Davidov Law Group, P.C., and has been practicing law for over a decade. Mrs. Davidov’s practice is focused in the areas of Estate Planning, Probate, Estate Administration, Elder Law and Medicaid planning & qualification. Mrs. Davidov is a sought after expert in the field and is a regular lecturer to the public and professionals on topics relating to Eld... view profile
For more than a decade, attorney Joseph A. Ledwidge has assisted clients throughout... more
For more than a decade, attorney Joseph A. Ledwidge has assisted clients throughout the Five Boroughs in the areas of estate planning and family law. Mr. Ledwidge is dedicated to protecting and advancing the interests and rights of each of his clients in an efficient, cost-effective, and professional manner. His areas of expertise include probate, wills, will contests, estate administration, ... view profile
Probate is the legal process used to carry out a person's will after their death; a probate attorney advises you on how to perform the steps in the process. In general, once you have identified and collected the dead person's belongings, including their money, property, and other assets, you pay the person's debts and taxes. Once all debts have been paid, you distribute their money and property according to the language of the will. If there is no will, the laws of the state where the dead person lived control how the property is distributed. A probate attorney helps you plan what happens to your property when you die, as they can probate wills and act as your probate court estate representative. A probate attorney also represents family members and beneficiaries wishing to challenge wills.