Category Archives: Probate & Wills

Non-Probate Assets

Non-Probate Assets
Do you have questions about non-probate assets in Rochester? Check out this educational video, then call our estate planning attorneys today. As an experienced Rochester Estate Planning Attorney, clients often ask me what non-probated assets are. Assets that are in your name alone are probate assets Joint bank accounts are an example of non-probate assets Are [...]

NY Surrogate’s Courts Prepare for Influx of Covid-Related Cases

NY Surrogate’s Courts Prepare for Influx of Covid-Related Cases

As New York State remains at the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, the New York Surrogate’s Courts, which operate in each of New York’s 62 counties and handle the administration of estates, are preparing for the influx of Coronavirus-related estate matters. Effective Monday, May 18, 2020 new, uncontested estate cases involving individuals who passed away […]

Questions About Preparing a Will

Questions About Preparing a Will

Do you have questions about preparing a will? In this article, our experienced Rochester estate planning attorney, Robert Friedman, discusses what you should be aware of and why hiring a lawyer is your best bet. Contact our office today if you have any further questions. Can I Write My Own Will? We are often asked […]