Why Hire a Long Island Estate Litigation Lawyer
Many issues and disputes may arise after a family member dies concerning his or her estate which requires proper legal handling. This situation may be rife with potential disputes and disagreements among the surviving family members. Disputes such as these must be legally resolved and the best way to do so is with the knowledgeable and experienced help of an estate attorney. That is the service our firm provides.
Do I Need an Estate Planning Lawyer?
People often ask the valid question "How does a person know if they need a Long Island probate attorney?" Simply put, there are a few crucial factors that may stand out in your life that can answer that question right away. Even if something that is applicable to you is not mentioned below, by calling our office we can discuss your unique situation and create a plan of action that is best suited for you.
1. Minimize Your Estate Tax Liability
One way to know if you need a lawyer is if your current estate is going to be subject to either/or both state and federal taxes. A skilled attorney will provide you with detailed information regarding the taxes that will affect your current estate and what steps you should take in order to minimize the liability. If you own any part of at least one business, then you will also want to discuss this with an estate planning lawyer at your earliest convenience.
2. Tie Up Loose Ends Now
Whether you are alone in the game or you are sharing the company with another friend or family member, you want to make sure that your end is taken care of in the event something we to happen to you.
3. Protect Your Assets
Another reason to look into an attorney is if you have a larger amount of either life insurance or in 401(k)s, then you will want to do whatever you can to protect these assets in the event you become mentally incapacitated or suddenly die. If you have received an inheritance in the past or you know that you will be soon, contacting a Long Island estate planning attorney is a smart way to make sure that these assets will be protected down the road. The Law Office of Michael J. Brescia, P.C. is prepared to sit down with you and establish a course of action that will best cater to you and your family's personal needs for today and the future.
How Can an Attorney Help Me?
If you are facing any type of estate dispute or issue in Long Island or the surrounding areas such as the New York metropolitan area or the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, or Rockland, we strongly urge you to contact a Long Island estate planning attorney at our firm as soon as possible. We offer a free, initial consultation so that you can discuss your estate litigation matter to find out what is needed to resolve it.
These situations are often emotional and tense, making it more difficult to properly deal with the issue at hand. An attorney from our office can look at the situation logically to assess what needs to be done. While they are a compassionate support system for the individuals and families dealing with these cases, they also recognize the benefit that comes from taking a more factual route in certain aspects.
Our team also has a broad range of experience in these cases, as well as a high level of knowledge regarding them. We are able to educate our clients on the legal sides of their cases and keep them informed each step of the way. Having a firmer grasp on a situation can be a substantial relief in these matters that can often be confusing.
When you turn to our firm, you can be assured that you are gaining the service of a professional that is devoted to your case and seeing the best outcome possible for you. Our team is also able to help in other areas, including elder law and
family law. We can guide families and individuals through the difficult process of a
divorce or other related issue; always striving to keep our clients main goals as our area of focus.
Estate Litigation Cases in Long Island
Estate litigation cases can be very complex matters which take time to sort out and complete. They require the attention and service of an experienced legal professional who has a command of this area of law. Our Long Island estate litigation lawyer is an experienced litigator who is fully adept in this field. Because of our in-depth understanding of estate matters and estate litigation, we can provide the counsel you need to deal with any disputes, problems, or challenges concerning the estate at hand. Are you involved in an estate dispute or issue?