Practice Area Overview

New York Estate Lawyer

William A. Simon, Attorney at Law, is prepared to assist you in all matters related to estate administration, planning, and beyond, including:

  • Estate Planning , including wills, trusts (revocable trusts, qualified personal residence trusts, trusts for minors, life insurance trusts, charitable trusts), family limited partnerships, powers of attorney, health care proxies, pour-over wills, and living wills.
  • Estate Administration , including probate, estate tax matters, asset determination, asset valuation, and assisting executor or administrator in collecting assets.
  • Estate Litigation , including estate property disputes, contested wills, claims by the estate, contested accountings, will construction issues.

In addition, William A. Simon is available to assist with matters related to adoption, cooperative law, condominium law, real estate, general contract law, and civil litigation. Contact him at 212-867-1238 to schedule a free initial consultation.


William A. Simon has practiced before the courts of the State of New York for over thirty years and knows that the most important asset of any lawyer is his trustworthiness and honesty, in dealing with his clients and the courts. You can place your complete confidence in his integrity.


When William A Simon takes your estate administration case or estate planning work, he handles it from start to finish. Your work will not be passed off to a junior lawyer to work on. Any documents prepared by paralegals (some accountings, tax returns and routine court forms, but never wills or other planning documents) are personally checked and approved by Attorney Simon. When you call to inquire about your case, you will speak with him directly.


Attorney Simon will put forth all of the effort, it takes to help you reach that your goals. He will work with you to determine your needs. He will advise you about the options available to meet your needs. He will work with you to choose the option that works best for you.


In addition to his 30 years of experience, William A. Simon is a partner in the long-established Manhattan law of McGarry & Simon. In his years of practice, he has developed the detailed knowledge of the law that you want on your side to ensure your estate planning and administration goals are met.

The Law Office of McGarry & Simon is conveniently located on Avenue of the Americas (6th Ave) between 46th and 47th Street in Manhattan.

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William A. Simon Attorney at Law
1185 Avenue of the Americas
18th Floor
New York, NY 10036

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