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Probate / Estate Management

Our attorneys regularly assists clients in the probate process. When a loved one passes away, his or her estate often goes through a court-managed process called probate or estate administration where the assets of the deceased are managed and distributed.  If your loved-one owned his or her assets through a well drafted and properly funded living trust, it is likely that no court-managed administration is necessary, though the successor trustee needs to administer the distribution of the deceased's assets.  The length of time needed to complete the probate of an estate depends on the size and complexity of the estate and the local rules and schedule of the probate court. 

Every probate estate is unique, but most involve the following steps:

For assistance with the probate process and Estate Management, contact Kenneth Kirschenbaum at (516) 747-6700 x. 301 or or Rachel Weinrib at (516) 747-6700 x. 317 or


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