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...
Opening a Safe Deposit Box After Death

Opening a Safe Deposit Box After Death

Opening a Safe Deposit Box After Death Banks often seal safe deposit boxes following the death of an owner (or co-owner). Pursuant to SCPA 2003, An “interested party” (e.g., spouse, beneficiary, fiduciary) may access the box for certain purposes, (e.g.:...
Roles of Different Types of Fiduciaries: Part 2

Roles of Different Types of Fiduciaries: Part 2

Roles of Administrator cta and dbn of an Estate What is an Administrator c.t.a.? Scenario A: Georgia passed away in May 2018, a resident of New York County.  She was widowed at the time of her death, and she was survived by only her two adult daughters, April and...