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Probate & Estate Administration

Experienced in Surrogate Court Practice

When a loved one dies without a will, the New York laws of intestacy dictate how the assets of the deceased are to be distributed. The Surrogate Court can appoint an administrator who will marshal the assets and then distribute the assets according to law. When a loved one dies with a will, it is up to the named executor to petition the Surrogate Court to probate the will and supervise the distribution of assets.

During this difficult time, you need a White Plains probate lawyer experienced with Surrogate Court practice who can help you navigate the intricacies of the New York Surrogate Court. Many people fear this legal process, but there is nothing to fear when you have an experienced probate lawyer by your side. Call the probate lawyers at the White Plains firm of Tilem & Associates, PC to find out how we can help you through this difficult time.

Our New York Surrogate Court attorneys can assist you with:

  • New York Will Probate
  • Will Contests
  • New York Estate Administration
  • Filing Objections to Will Probate
  • Judicial Accounting
  • New York Will Construction Proceedings
  • Right of Election

Whether you are dealing with a New York estate administration or probate issue, or you are concerned about a loved one’s estate being mishandled or the authenticity of a will or the interpretation of a will, please contact the experienced White Plains probate attorneys at our firm today. Tilem & Associates, PC offers clients free, friendly and confidential consultations on most Surrogate Court legal issues, so don't wait to call.

Contact Us for the Help You Need

If you would like a free consultation with a probate attorney in White Plains, do not hesitate to contact us. We can be reached by phone at (877) 377-8666.

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