Understanding Probate and Estate Administration

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Understanding Probate and Estate Administration

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Understanding Probate and Estate Administration

If someone you care about passed away in Long Island or the New York City area, we can assist you through the probate process and the entire estate administration process as your Long Island {probate real estate brokerage}. We act as a fiduciary working in the best interests of the estate. The probate process on Long Island can be lengthy and exhausting. As an Executor or Administrator of an estate, you will have many affairs to tend to, no matter if your loved one left a Last Will and Testament or not. The highly-skilled Agents in Long Island at Local Realty can help you with your probate real estate and help you connect with local service providers including:

Local Realty connects you with service providers across Long Island

  • Attorneys
  • Accountants
  • Appraisers
  • Contractors
  • Handymen
  • Landscapers
  • Estate Liquidators
  • Junk Removal
  • Movers
  • and more...

Probate is the process of legally establishing the validity of a Last Will and Testament in the county Surrogate’s Court. When there is no Will, the estate is in administration and can be much more time-consuming because the Court does not have a Last Will & Testament which would decide where the assets get distributed based on the decedent's wishes. An Administrator is required to distribute any assets in accordance with the New York intestacy laws. Many administrators find hiring a skilled Long Island Probate Attorney helps the process run more smoothly. Local Realty can recommend skilled attorneys if you need them. 

While we are able to guide our clients, we are not attorneys and can recommend a qualified Estate Attorney for your legal needs.  The advice in this article should not be considered legal advice, please seek legal counsel. 

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