Midtown Manhattan Probate Lawyer

At William A. Simon, Attorney at Law, we focus exclusively on estate planning and probate law, which allows us to provide you with an in-depth knowledge of this area that we honed over the last 40 years. As a pillar of the legal community, William A. Simon assists executors, families, and beneficiaries with the probate process, protecting their rights every step of the way. He offers a free consultation to discuss your particular case and advise you on the next steps to take.

Thorough and Dependable Attorney You Can Rely On

ProbateAs someone who has recently lost a loved one, the last thing you want to do is confront a complex and time-consuming legal process on your own. This is why we provide you with the services of a knowledgeable probate lawyer who can assist you with every aspect of the probate process, including:

  • Proving the validity of the will
  • Filing a petition to open probate
  • Securing letters testamentary to effectuate the executor’s legal status, rights, and responsibilities
  • Providing notice to heirs, beneficiaries, and creditors
  • Handling claims against the estate
  • Responding to will contests
  • Preparing inventories and accountings
  • Preparing the decedent’s final income tax return
  • Filing state and federal estate tax returns, if necessary
  • Assisting with the appraisal, safeguarding, and sell off assets
  • Keeping careful and detailed records of how probate funds are used
  • Distributing assets to heirs or beneficiaries

As an experienced Midtown Manhattan probate lawyer, William A. Simon is intimately familiar with the probate code and the procedures in surrogate court. When you retain our services, you will have reliable, professional legal representation for all probate-related matters.

Experienced Practitioner Offers Cost-Effective Solutions

Probate LawyerAs a probate lawyer with more than 40 years of experience, you do not have to worry about paying us to learn the law. Our robust knowledge of probate law informs our approach to every case. We can offer cost-effective solutions and offer sound legal advice about the best way to move through the probate process or resolve a dispute that arises during the process. We can help you navigate the complex probate process as quickly and painlessly as possible. Our compassionate team knows the difficult journey you are going through and will be by your side every step of the way.

Contact an Experienced Midtown Manhattan Probate Lawyer

At William A. Simon, Attorney at Law, the focus is always on what is best for our clients. We provide a legal strategy that is designed to help you move through the probate process as quickly and efficiently as possible. With more than four decades of legal experience as a trial lawyer and estate planning attorney, William A. Simon has the knowledge and skill to achieve your objectives. Schedule a free and confidential consultation with William A. Simon, Attorney at Law by calling (212) 867-1238 or completing our online contact form.

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