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Dying Without a Will

Dying Without a Will

The Story of a Man Who Died Without A Will John Jones was a 57-year old bachelor living in his own home in Queens. He had never married or had children, and his parents were no longer alive. John had a brother, but they were estranged and hadn’t seen each other...
The Importance of Choosing a Good Health Care Agent

The Importance of Choosing a Good Health Care Agent

Q: Sue and Bob have been married for thirty years and raised three grown children. Now the children have moved out and Sue and Bob are moving on to the next stage of their lives. Sue always knew that she and Bob had different views about health care. She was more...

What is probate? | Long Island Probate Attorneys

Probate in New York is simpler than in other states, such as Florida or California, which go by the Uniform Probate Code. New York and some other states go by Common Law Probate, which results in a simpler, shorter process. Probate is the process of submitting an...