Proving Kinship in NYC

Proving Kinship in NYC

Proving Kinship in NYC When a person dies without a Last Will and Testament and is survived by an aunt, uncle, or cousin, or, whenever the Public Administrator acts as the estate’s fiduciary, the survivors bear the burden of proving kinship. Proving Kinship means that...
What If Executor Steals from Estate?

What If Executor Steals from Estate?

What Happens if the Executor Steals From the Estate? An Executor of an estate must, among other things, collect the assets of the estate, pay any estate debts and taxes, pay the expenses associated with administering the estate (for example, legal fees associated with...
Alternatives to Guardianship NYC

Alternatives to Guardianship NYC

What are the Alternatives to Guardianship?  Guardianship is an arrangement whereby a Court appoints someone to help manage an individual’s healthcare and financial affairs when they are no longer able to do so on their own. Typically people who require guardians are...
File for Adult Guardianship NYC

File for Adult Guardianship NYC

When to File for Adult Guardianship in NYC Often times we find ourselves wondering whether the time is right to file for adult guardianship in NYC. The below sets forth a few instances that should raise red flags and should get you thinking about filing.  Please...