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Will alone often not enough to avoid probate

In many life situations, people take action or fail to act based upon misinformation or false assumptions. This is particularly the case when it comes to more complex financial and estate planning matters. However, individuals and their family members who either fail to take action or take action based upon false information may ultimately end up paying heftily.

Concerns related to will changes can be addressed before or after death

Via numerous estate planning documents, individuals are able to dictate to whom assets and belongings will pass upon their death. A last will and testament is the foundation of any estate plan and provides the opportunity for an individual to express their wishes and provide details related to their decisions. There are times, however, when the validity of a will may be called into question.

Lack of children may lead to unique long-term care plans

When planning for the future it is likely that many residents of Rochester, New York, spend a lot of time thinking about how their choices will impact a spouse and children. Of course there are many people who are unmarried and childless who create estate plans. Though their considerations may be different they are no less important.

  • I wanted to write to say how pleased my wife and I were at your professional handling of our estate planning and preparation of new wills. We were put at ease by your visit to our home for an interview and were pleased that you listened to us and captured the things that we felt were important.

    --Robert and Christine Simonson, Fairport
  • In order to finalize the documents we came to your office and were greeted in a very professional manner and we could not have asked for finer service. We left with copies of everything we needed and feel very confident our needs have been met. Thanks again. We will surely recommend you should the opportunity arise.

    — Christine and Robert Simonson, Fairport
  • I have been working with Weinstein & Randisi for about two years now. Elizabeth Randisi, through a very thorough process, has helped my wife and me determine what is really important in our lives. Thus, we were able to draft a living will that reflected our most important values regarding our estate.

    --David and Ajia Cherry, Fairport
  • I would like to give a testimony for Elizabeth Randisi, an estate attorney with Weinstein & Randisi. Her knowledge of wills and estate planning was clearly demonstrated in her presentation to us. Realizing our need for a will, my husband and I went to see Elizabeth.

    --Kathy and Gary Gray, Webster
  • Filing for Medicaid is never an easy or fun process. However, working with the Weinstein & Randisi firm made the process simple and streamlined. We were able to obtain all files and records regarding Medicaid enrollment within a few days using specially prepared checklists and verbiage recommended by our assigned paralegal.

    --Ajia and David Cherry, Fairport
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