Having a thoughtful and carefully drafted will in place is a smart step for people of all income levels. It is impossible to know when an emergency will strike, and having a will can give you and your loved ones security for the future. Failure to have a will can lead to complex and unnecessary issues for your loved ones left behind.
If you die without a will in place, the distribution of your estate will go according to laws of intestate succession. This means your property may go to places and people you did not intend to inherit your estate. At Trotto Law Firm, P.C., we can help you control what will happen to your hard-earned estate by drafting appropriate documents and plans.
If you do not have a will and pass away, this is intestacy. Dying without a will means the state will have the right to decide what will happen to your property. New York laws determine how this process will work, and the basic outline for this process is as follows:
These are examples of how impersonal laws can dictate something so important for you and your family. Our lawyer understands the complexity of planning for the future, which is why he provides each estate planning client with personal and individualized counsel. Our goal is to help you draft a plan that will give you security and peace of mind.
You do not have to wonder about updating your estate plan or drafting your will. Contact us to speak with an experienced attorney by calling 585-453-0040 or emailing our Rochester office. We offer free initial case evaluations.