A New York Trusts and Estates Attorney to Guide and Assist You

You work hard for your family, so knowing that you have planned for their long-term well being and financial security can bring you comfort. Barry K. Honigman, Attorney at Law, has been advising clients on, and working with issues in, all aspects of trusts and estates for clients throughout the Tri-State area for more than 25 years. Whether planning for the care and support of your family upon your death or guiding you through the probate process as you mourn the loss of a loved one, Barry Honigman can help you with:

  • Will Drafting and Execution
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Tax
  • Estate Income Tax
  • Guardianship
  • Trusts
  • Special needs Trusts
  • Living Trusts
  • Living Wills
  • Estate Administration
  • Executorship Duties
  • Probate
  • Probate and Will Disputes

Estate Planning
Trusts and estates attorney Barry Honigman can advise you on the best approach to your estate planning. He thoroughly analyzes your estate and strategizes the best means of transferring your assets, minimizing taxes, establishing guardianship for your children, caring for your pets, supporting personal philanthropic causes, and protecting your family. He drafts a will that reflects your desires, and establishes a living trust if it advances your individual needs and your estate planning goals.

The process of probate typically accompanies a situation involving painful emotional loss. Having a knowledgeable, diligent, caring  probate attorney by your side can ease the stress of probating the estate. Mr. Honigma assists executors in all steps of the complex process of probating a will in Surrogate’s Courts in all counties of the State of New York, including:

  • Strategy to probate the estate fairly and expeditiously
  • Filing the will with the appropriate Surrogate’s Court in the State of New York
  • Closing and opening bank accounts
  • Transferring assets from the deceased to the estate
  • Marshaling Estate Assets
  • Assisting in the Transfer of Non-Probate Assets
  • Paying taxes and other debts
  • Locating beneficiaries
  • Hiring professionals and experts when necessary
  • Preparation of Federal and State Estate Tax Returns
  • Preparation and Filing of All Required General and Judicial Accountings

Probate Disputes
The stress of a probate dispute can compound the pain of losing a loved one. When disputes arise, Mr. Honigman’s composed demeanor can calm the emotionally charged process of challenging an invalid will or defending a valid will against erroneous claims made by unhappy beneficiaries. If you choose to preserve amiable family relationships, Barry can skillfully mediate disputes to reach just, equitable resolutions. When necessary, he assertively defends your beneficiary rights within the New York probate courts.

Contact an Experienced Melville, NY Trusts and Estates Lawyers
Call Barry K. Honigman, Attorney at Law, at 631.390.2100 or contact him online.

Barry K. Honigman, Attorney at Law, serves clients in the Metropolitan New York Area, Melville, Huntington, Huntington Station, Farmingdale, Babylon, Syosset, Cold Spring Harbor, Islip, Hempstead, Oyster Bay, Brookhaven, Patchogue, East Hampton, Bridgehampton, West Hampton, Riverhead, Greenport, Ronkonkoma, Mineola, Garden City, Port Washington, Northport, East Northport, Commack and beyond.

The firm services the needs of clients on Long Island (Nassau and Suffolk Counties), and Westchester, Putnam and Rockland Counties.

The firm assists clients in All five boroughs of New York City: Manhattan (New York County), Queens, Brooklyn (Kings County), Bronx and Staten Island (Richmond County) as well as individuals and corporations in New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, Florida and throughout the United States.

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