Person in Need of a Guardian

Person in Need of a Guardian vs. Incapacitated Person In an Article 81 guardianship proceeding, if a person can consent to the appointment of a guardian, that person is typically called a "person in need of a guardian" or a "PING." What is the difference between a...

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Died Intestate (Without a Will). Now What?

Died Intestate (Without a Will). Now What? In New York, if a relative has died intestate, it means they have died without a Will. Every state has laws that control who inherits property if no will exists. In New York, the law that controls who inherits a Decedent's...

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Is My “No Contest” Clause Foolproof?

My Will has a “No Contest” clause. Is it Foolproof? A “No Contest” clause or “In Terrorem” clause is often thought of as a way of preventing a challenge to a Will. If properly drafted and used under the right circumstances, a “No Contest” clause can be advantageous...

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Client Testimonials


“In an extremely difficult case, Regina was able to reverse the decision of the court from putting my relative in a care facility against her will, to getting her home with care, which was her wish. thank you Regina.”

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“Regina as my attorney in estate law. I hired Regina because I appreciate her honesty integrity and straightforwardness she was very clear and specific in explaining the rules and guidelines to my family. It is easy to speak to her as she made me feel very comfortable . there is no manipulation or nonsense with her therefore I would recommend her.”

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Shen Fang

“Down-to-earth and relatable, clearly very intelligent, analytical, and hardworking. Finds joy in solving challenging problems, no matter how esoteric.”

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Frank Paradiso

“Regina is extremely professional and knowledgeable in trust and estate planning. She takes a practical approach to solving problems. She effectively communicates with her colleagues and clients. She has a great personality and very easy person to talk too. I highly recommend her.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           – Frank Paradiso

Marina Voloshina

“Regina did an excellent job helping my parents create their estate planning documents and sort out their long term care needs. She helped keep us calm as we sorted out my father’s medical issues and helped us navigate medicaid, medicare, and other government benefits. She came highly recommended and I highly recommend her.”

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“Regina’s handling of the probate of my mother’s estate was very efficient. The process was a lot quicker than I anticipated. She responded to all of my questions and concerns quickly and thoroughly. Would highly recommend her to anyone needing the services of a probate attorney.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             – Rosalind