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Attorney needed for estate planning in New York

Having an estate plan in place can be an enormous relief. Knowing what will happen and when it will occur can bring peace of mind that you never imagined possible. One of the major issues with an estate plan are the tax consequences. You can pass on your assets and property in two ways: one leaves a huge tax burden for your children and the other doesn't.

It is certainly worth looking into with a legal representative to ensure that your property is passed along in the right way when you are no longer here.

Federal law allows for a tax exemption from estate taxes for estates up to $5 million. However, the state of New York still has the authority to tax estates that are over $1 million. Believe it or not, there is a good chance that your estate, with all assets and property listed, will meet this amount.

Being able to show you how to get your assets in order and to ensure that your children, or non-profits that you want to gift, are treated in the best way possible is the goal that you and your legal professional will have.

Things like having part of your assets gifted to your children before you are gone is just one idea that may be possible. Another is deeding your property to them and having them act as the owner of this property is another idea that you may want to consider.

Calling on an experienced attorney at this stage in your life is a good decision and one that will help you with end-of-life decisions now. Your children will need time to grieve your loss, not get involved in the estate division process.

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  • 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
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    --Ajia and David Cherry, Fairport
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