New York Estate Administration and Probate Lawyer

An experienced attorney is essential to ensure timely and efficient administration of any estate involving significant property, whether or not the deceased left a will. For over 40 years, William A. Simon, Attorney at Law, has represented people in probate and estate administration matters in New York. He will work with you to make certain that all debts and any taxes due are paid, that claims are settled in the most advantageous way, that all deadlines are met and that your loved one’s assets are administered and distributed properly.

Contact William A. Simon at 212-867-1238 to schedule a free initial consultation about estate administration and probate.

He will guide the designated estate executor or administrator through the often confusing process of estate administration:

  • Probate of will or appointment of administrator
  • Collection of assets and determination of their value
  • Payment of debts and administration expenses
  • Payment of estate taxes
  • Audits of estate tax returns
  • Accounting to the beneficiaries of the estate
  • Distribution of the estate
  • Estate litigation

Attorney William A. Simon considers personal attention to his clients to be the most important factor in meeting their needs. He takes all of the time necessary to listen to their situation. When clients have questions or concerns during the proceedings, he answers them directly. Cases are not delegated to a junior lawyer, and any work performed by paralegals is directly supervised by Attorney Simon.

His knowledge of estate and probate law is extensive. He keeps up to date with the frequent changes in the laws and court precedents affecting estate administration and taxation. When he takes your case, you can rest assured that all deadlines will be properly followed, all necessary steps will be taken, and your rights will be protected.