The Law Office of Bonnie Lawston, P.C.
The Law Office of Bonnie Lawston, P.C.

Ancillary Proceedings

Property in New York

Many times someone dies in another state such as Florida, and they own real property in New York, that requires a special proceeding called an Ancillary proceeding. Our attorneys will file all the necessary court documents and other forms required to complete this process so that you can collect all the assets of the Estate. Our firm will assist you from the inception to the end of the estate process including distribution.


Has your loved one died in another state but owns real estate in New York?

An ancillary proceeding is where the decedent died in one state but owns real estate and similar types of assets in another state.


Letters of Administration or Testamentary

States requires Letters of Administration or Testamentary through this special proceeding before you can collect such an asset, mainly real estate. Our law firm can maximize your inheritance? and the Estate’s value. If your loved one owns property in New York state but died in another state, we can assist you.

Our expertise and years of experience will work for you to avoid the common pitfalls such as improper distributions or payment of liabilities without compromise that most fiduciaries find themselves facing which can be very costly unless you know how to avoid same and rectify those issues. We represent fiduciaries and heirs of such estates and trusts, from small to very large estates and know how to avoid these problems before they happen. By taking certain actions the Estate can avoid unnecessary fees and expenses that those may otherwise experience.


Many of our clients live outside of New York

If you cannot or do not want to come to New York to sell real estate or appear in Surrogate’s Court, you do not have to. We can represent you as well as prepare all the necessary documents to sell real estate for which you will execute and return to our office via mail and other means.


Let the “LAW” in “LAWSTON “work for you


Ancillary Florida


Estate for Florida and NY residents


Ancillary NY


Florida Trust Administration


Uncontested Florida Probate


Uncontested Florida Intestacy (No Will)

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call(866) 222-7306

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