Out of State
Help with NY Probate and
NY Estate Administration Matters
Executors, Administrators, Trustees, Beneficiaries and Heirs
Lost a Loved One? Don’t Know What to Do?
If your loved one passed away in New York State or had assets in New York and you live in another state, then the Law Office of Bonnie Lawston can help. The probate or administration process must take place in the state in which the decedent lived or where the assets are located. It cannot be done in the residence state of the executor or trustee. Our Long Island probate law firm can handle the process for you including: safeguarding the assets; obtaining court approval; distribution and; closing the estate.
- No money upfront
- No monthly bills
- Legal fees paid from the estate or your inheritance
- If your loved one passed away and you have no liquid funds, we can help you
What Our Clients Say
John Edward – World Leading Psychic Medium
“I have known Bonnie Lawston for many years and have called upon her legal expertise on numerous occasions. Ms. Lawston is always well prepared, extremely knowledgeable, tenacious, thorough and sensitive to our needs. I get personal attention every step of the way, which is comforting and reassuring in these hectic and sometimes stressful times. Ms. Lawston has handled many transactions for me, both professionally and personally. Bonnie Lawston has been an especially valuable resource on matters dealing with estate and trust administration, related estate matters of all kinds, as well as proactive estate planning, real estate, and business transactions of various kinds while putting the client’s interest first.”
Can’t Afford an Attorney?
Out-of-State Executor Attorney
Guidance Every Step of the Way
If you do not understand probate and estate law, and how to handle your loved one’s estate and assets properly you may be prohibited from serving as the estate’s executor. Attorney Bonnie Lawston can help you fulfill each task in the probate or estate administration process from initiating probate to closing the estate and filing tax forms. Our staff and attorneys guide you every step of the way, provide assistance and advice on how to avoid pitfalls of probate that cost money and time. Your estate is given attention immediately and is under the constant care of an attorney who works with you directly. We assist you in each step and you do not have to be in New York State to serve as an executor administrator or trustee. You Do Not Need to Be in New York to Serve as an Executor, Administrator, Beneficiary, Heir or Trustee. The Internet, faxes and overnight mail service enables us to work with you closely and keep you regularly updated without your having to come to New York. Our probate law firm can secure the assets, marshall the assets, process the debts, and prepare the documentation to transfer and sell the assets so that you do not have to travel to New York and spend time away from your family and job. We have years of experience working with out-of-state executors throughout the United States—regardless of the size of the estate, we make the process of cross-state probate easy for you.
Two Types of New York Estates
- The Decedent resided in NY at the time of death and their domicile is New York at the time of death; or
- There are assets located in NY, at the time of death, and an ancillary proceeding is needed. The Decedent may have died elsewhere.
Contact a New York Estate & Trust Administration Attorney
At the Law Office of Bonnie Lawston, you can rely on our extensive experience to protect your legal rights and best interests. There is no charge for initial consultations to find out how we can help you. We offer percentage, hourly and deferred payment retainers, where approved.