Proving Kinship in NYC

Proving Kinship in NYC

Proving Kinship in NYC Richard, a Kings County resident, died three years ago without a will.  At the time of his death, Richard had no surviving spouse, children, parents, siblings, or nieces or nephews.   The Kings County Public Administrator learned about Richard’s...
Become Executor or Administrator of Estate

Become Executor or Administrator of Estate

How do I Become an Executor or Administrator of an Estate? In New York, after a person (known as a “decedent’) dies, another person may need to become executor or administrator of the decedent’s estate. If the decedent had a Will and has assets that...
Ending Guardianship in New York City

Ending Guardianship in New York City

Ending Guardianship In NYC Ending guardianship in NYC is its own process that must be understood and analyzed. Guardianship, in general, is an arrangement where the Court gives an individual or, in some cases, an organization, the legal right to make decisions on...
When to Start a NYC Guardianship Proceeding

When to Start a NYC Guardianship Proceeding

When to Start a NYC Guardianship Proceeding Often times we find ourselves wondering whether the time is right to start a NYC guardianship proceeding. The below sets forth a few instances that should raise red flags and should get you thinking about filing. No “Advance...