Bronx, New York
3397 E Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 822-0500

How an Experienced Estate Attorney Will Protect You July 14, 2016

Bronx, New York City, NY
How an Experienced Estate Attorney Will Protect You, Bronx, New York

You may be fairly confident you know what will happen to your property after your death, especially if you've already expressed your wishes to your family members. Unfortunately, without a will, those intentions are not legally enforceable, and the state will divide and distribute your assets without regard to the actual relationships that mattered most to you. Stephen B. Kaufman, P.C., a Bronx lawyer and legal advocate, recommends consulting with an experienced estate attorney to protect both your property and your loved ones' inheritances.

An estate attorney provides valuable guidance, helping you identify all of the assets that must be distributed after your death. They will also aid you in preparing a will that carefully describes where each of them should go. Many people overlook valuable parts of their estates, such as retirement accounts and vehicles, when attempting to prepare a will on their own. Other problems are also caused by vague wording, which your lawyer will be able to avoid.

estate attorneyNot only can your estate attorney help you prepare your legal documents, they will also work to preserve your estate to save your beneficiaries money. In many cases, probate costs will consume a significant portion of your assets before your loved ones receive anything. Depending on your financial situation and the types of assets you possess, an experienced estate attorney like Stephen B. Kaufman will recommend and establish trusts and other vehicles that make the inheritance process much faster and less expensive. For some estates, a trust can help achieve a very substantial savings.

For over 40 years, Stephen B. Kaufman, P.C. has been representing the people of the Bronx in a variety of legal situations, from personal injury cases to estate and inheritance matters. He provides free consultations to all potential clients, so visit his website or call (718) 822-0500 for assistance setting up a comprehensive estate plan today.

Other Announcements, Events and Deals from Stephen B. Kaufman, P.C.
3 Estate Planning Mistakes to Avoid, Bronx, New York
Estate planning plays an important role in every adult’s life. A well-crafted and carefully managed plan will ensure your wishes are fulfilled in the event of incapacitation or death...read more
Why Doctor’s Appointments Are Crucial to Personal Injury Cases, Bronx, New York
If you’re not experiencing any sharp, shooting pains, you might want to simply stay home and rest after a personal injury. However, seeing a doctor could significantly improve the ou...read more
3 Steps to Take Before Meeting With Your Personal Injury Attorney, Bronx, New York
If you were recently hurt in an accident due to the recklessness or negligence of another person, you might be looking for ways to take legal action against them. Hiring a personal i...read more
3 Tips for Avoiding Sibling Conflict When Estate Planning, Bronx, New York
When you prepare a will or trust, your main goal is to leave something behind for loved ones. However, the division and distribution of a parent’s estate can sometimes generate confl...read more
3 Signs a Senior Loved One Is Being Financially Abused, Bronx, New York
If you have a senior loved one in your life, it’s crucial to learn about the signs of financial abuse. This unfortunate occurrence refers to situations in which vulnerable, elderly i...read more