WILLS, TRUSTS & ESTATES

LET OUR TRUST AND ESTATE ATTORNEYS HELP YOU PLAN FOR THE FUTURE

We Counsel Clients Throughout the Hudson Valley / NYC Area on their Estate Planning Needs – From Wills and Health Care Proxies to Power of Attorneys and Probate Administration

Planning for your financial future and making sure that your loved ones are properly cared for can be complicated and confusing. The trust and estate attorneys at Sholes & Miller LLP will help you understand your options so you can have peace of mind that your loved ones will be provided for in the way you desire. We take the time to learn your needs and wishes. By developing a thorough understanding of your financial objectives, we are able to create a customized estate plan that incorporates all the components necessary to achieve your goals, such as:

  • Revocable Trusts
  • Irrevocable Trusts
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Living Trusts
  • Life Insurance Trusts
  • Generation Skipping Trusts
  • Credit Shelter Trusts
  • Qualified Terminal Interest Trusts
  • Wills
  • Living Wills
  • Health Care Proxies
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Guardianships

SKILLFULLY NAVIGATING THE ESTATE ADMINISTRATION PROCESS


If you have just lost a loved one, our estate attorneys can help you with the probate or administration process, which includes:

• Representing you in Surrogate’s Court (NY) or Probate Court (CT)
• Appointment of an estate administrator or the probate of a will
• Identification and evaluation of estate assets
• Payment of any outstanding estate debts
• Payment of estate taxes
• Distribution of estate assets
• Accounting to estate beneficiaries

REPRESENTING YOUR INTERESTS WHEN ESTATE ADMINISTRATION LEADS TO LITIGATION


Unfortunately, sometimes you are not only dealing with the loss of a loved one, but also legal obstacles and battles regarding the administration of their estate. Our experienced probate lawyers help resolve the financial and legal complexities involved when there is a claim contesting the validity, or administration, of a will or trust.

Whether you are a benefactor or beneficiary, executor or estate administrator, the lawyers at Sholes & Miller are here to assist you with all of your trust and estate planning and administration needs.

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*Sholes & Miller does not represent plaintiffs in lawsuits against physicians, hospitals, nursing homes, or other health care providers.