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Probate Litigation – When Is it Worth it to Challenge a Last Will and Testament?

If you are considering challenging the probate of a last will and testament, there are several factors to consider.

May 29, 2024
Do I Need to Update a Medicaid Asset Protection Trust?

Question: I had an irrevocable trust drawn up for me years ago. What are its benefits, and do I need to update it?

December 21, 2023
Do I Need an Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust if I Own a Life Insurance Policy?

Q: What is an Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust, and do I need one if I own a life insurance policy?

December 19, 2023
What Does a Power of Attorney Do?

Question: What are the ways a Power of Attorney can help me?

December 18, 2023
Avoiding Probate with a Revocable Trust

Revocable Trusts have become increasingly popular estate planning tools to avoid probate. A trust allows for the orderly and private administration of your assets at death without court involvement.

December 15, 2023
Will I Get Taxed on the Inheritance I Receive?

Question: Will I get taxed on the inheritance I receive from my father?

December 14, 2023
Can You Sell a Home Bequeathed to You in a Last Will and Testament?

Q: My grandparents on my mom’s side are leaving me their house in their will after they both pass away, will I be able to sell it right away?

December 12, 2023
Capital Gains Tax: Is it Better to Transfer a Home or Sell It?

Q: Are there any taxes or fees due if I transfer my house to my son instead of selling it to him?

December 11, 2023
Four Freedoms

In this season of gratitude, it’s appropriate to recall the “four freedoms” — freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from fear, and freedom from want — articulated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt at the threshold of World War II and illustrated so memorably in Norman Rockwell’s iconic renditions.

November 11, 2023
Ensuring Your Will Adapts To Life’s Changes

Creating a will provides a semblance of control over the unknown and reassures us that our loved ones will be taken care of. If you executed your Wills in the 1990s, they would generally still hold validity today.

October 6, 2023

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Estate planning is all about preparation and ensuring that your assets are distributed in line with your wishes. It’s a comfort knowing your loved ones will be cared for just as you intend. However, life’s unpredictability sometimes throws a curveball. What if a beneficiary becomes disabled after you’ve finalized your estate plan?

September 8, 2023 Read Article

Burner Law Group, P.C. has been serving Suffolk County and the greater New York area for more than 28 years. As a client-first, community-driven boutique trust and estates law firm, we know the value of growth and partnership.

July 21, 2023 Read Article

Estate planning involves careful consideration of various factors to ensure that your assets are protected and distributed according to your wishes. One element that can add an extra layer of flexibility and protection to your trust is the inclusion of a Trust Protector.

July 14, 2023 Read Article

Everyone knows the statistics – almost 50% of marriages in the United States end in divorce. Second and third marriages fail at an even higher rate.

May 15, 2023 Read Article

Mental illness refers to a wide range of conditions that affect an individual’s mood, thinking, and behavior. These conditions can affect a person’s ability to function in daily life and can vary in severity from mild to severe.

April 3, 2023 Read Article

The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated families across the United States, leaving countless people grappling with loss, grief, and unanswered questions. If you’re one of the many people who have lost a loved one to COVID-19, you may be wondering if there is any recourse you can take against the nursing home where your loved one lived.

March 24, 2023 Read Article