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Gary E. Bashian

Business Attorney at White Plains, NY

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Licensed for 54 years

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Mr. Bashian has concentrated his practice in the areas of estate planning, litigation related to estates, Wills, Trusts, Accountings, Elder Law and Guardianship matters, as well as litigation in business and corporate/commercial matters. He has acted as the lead attorney on an $80 million plus leveraged buyout and business litigation including business entities having values up to $500,000,.

In addition, he has extensive experience in drafting Estate and business related documents for high net worth individuals including all forms of revocable and irrevocable trusts such as Asset Protection Trusts, both domestic and off shore, Dynasty Trusts, QTIP Trusts (Qualified Terminable Interest Property Trusts), QPRT Trusts (Qualified Personal Resident Trusts), SNT Trusts (Supplemental Needs Trusts), Life Insurance Trusts, Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts, GRAT Trusts (Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts), other specialized trusts, Charitable Lead Trusts Business Operating Agreements and related documents. He has also been counsel to fiduciaries regarding estates of approximately $100,000,+ and Charitable Remainder Trusts of up to $25,000,.

He has been involved in the administration and litigation of both contested and non-contested estates, trusts, and guardianships from inception, through discovery to trial and verdict, both by jury and non-jury trials.

He is the Past President of the Westchester County Bar Association, having served two consecutive terms. He has served on the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association's Trusts and Estates Sections as Vice-Chair of its Estate Litigation Committee and on the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association's Elder Law Section as Vice-Chair of its Litigation Committee.

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Licensed for 54 years
State CT
Status Active
Acquired 1983
Updated 11/27/2022
State NY
Status Due to Register within 30 Days of Birthday
Acquired 1968
Updated 11/17/2022

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For over 30 years this wonderful kind gentleman has delivered the most professional and courteous legal and estate advice to our family. Recently lost our mother and Gary's team is topnotch in our probate case. If you need a lawyer in his field go see Gary Bashian PC!

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Bashian P.C.
  • 2002 - Present

Education

  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
  • LL.M in Taxation
  • 1971
  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1967
  • Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1964

Associations

  • Westchester County Bar Association
  • Past President
  • N/A
  • Westchester County Bar Association
  • Past Secretary/Treasurer
  • N/A
  • Westchester County Bar Association, Trusts and Est
  • Chairman
  • N/A
  • Westchester County Bar Association, Elder Law Committee
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Westchester County Bar Association, Tax Section
  • Past Chairman
  • 2004 - 2007
  • New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates
  • Vice Chair
  • 1995 - 1995
  • New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates
  • Executive Committee
  • 1994 - 1994
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2022
  • Client Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2020
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2020

Publications

  • Westchester County Bar Association Newsletter
  • “Deposition Practice In The Surrogate’s Court, A Pre And Post Objection Primer”
  • 2014
  • Westchester County Bar Association Newsletter
  • Article 15: Short Form Power of Attorney - A Valuable Tool"
  • 2005
  • New York State Bar Journal
  • "Surrogate's Court Discovery: Recent Cases Illustrate Changes Under Provisions of SCPA"
  • 2004
  • Westchester Bar Journal
  • "Estate Litigation Tidbits"
  • 1999
  • New York State Bar Journal
  • "Discovery Under the Surrogate's Court Procedure Act"
  • 1994
  • Westchester Bar Journal
  • "Discovery Under the Surrogate's Court Procedure Act"
  • 1994
  • Westchester Bar Journal
  • "Tax Tidbits"
  • 1977
  • Duke Law Journal
  • Stock Dividends and Section 305: Realization and the Constitution"
  • 1972
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Speaking Engagements

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Winning a Will Contest
  • 2015
  • Westchester County Bar Association
  • Fiduciary Responsibilities: The Role of Executors And Trustees And Judicial Remedies,
  • 2015
  • Westchester County Bar Association
  • How to Avoid Malpractice Suits Against Trusts and Estates Attorneys: Ramifications of Schneider
  • 2012
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Drafting Skills to Avoid Litigations, Pace Law School Speaker CLE, April 2010 Powers of Attorney: Practice and Litigation
  • 2012
  • Westchester County Bar Association
  • Ethical Issues in Estates and Trusts Litigation
  • 2009
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Practical Skills Estate Planning and Will Drafting
  • 2001
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Advanced Estate Planning
  • 1998
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Practical Skills Estate Planning and Will Drafting
  • 1993
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Practical Skills for Paralegals and Legal Assistants
  • 1992
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Fiduciary Income Taxation, Moderator
  • 1992
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Practical Skills Probate and Administration of Estates
  • 1992
  • New York State Bar Association
  • The Use of Trusts in Planning for the Elderly
  • 1992
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Basic Changes and New Direction in New York Trusts and Estate Practice
  • 1992
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Administration of Decedent's Estate and Related Surrogate's Court Proceedings
  • 1991
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Estate & Gift Taxation of Estates up to $500,000
  • 1979
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Estate Probate & Administration for Estates up to $500,000
  • 1978
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Accounting & Income Tax Management for Small Estates
  • 1976
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White Plains Business Lawyer Gary E. Bashian
Gary E. Bashian
Business Attorney
White Plains, NY
Licensed for 54 years
Virtual consultation available