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Creating A Will As A Part Of Your Estate Plan

If you are considering getting a will or building or adding to your existing estate plan, you should talk to an attorney. The law office of Joseph N. Yamaner, located in Queens and serving Forest Hills and other New York communities, can help you with all of your needs.

Free consultation: Call 800-625-1927 to reach our law office and to schedule a consultation.

What Is A Will?

A will is an estate planning document that directs how an individual's estate will be distributed upon his or her death. A will designates how and to whom property is to be distributed, as well as other preferences to be carried out upon an individual's death.

What Happens When Someone Dies Without A Will?

When an individual dies without a will, the state takes on the duty of distributing his or her estate. This is known as dying "intestate." The process of administering an estate when the deceased did not have a will can be complex and difficult for family members, as they have little or no control over the proceedings.

When someone dies without a will and there are no immediate family members, the aunts, uncles and cousins may be the beneficiaries. Find out more about kinship cousins.

Creating A Will Doesn't Have To Be Hard

Creating a will is a task that is easy to put off. People come up with all types of excuses to delay creating a will. But it does not have to be a dreaded process. When you work with an experienced estate planning lawyer, the process can be swift and painless.

The attorneys at Joseph N. Yamaner and Associates can help you create a will that is specific to your needs, goals for the future and hopes for your loved ones. We help people of all ages and from all walks of life:

  • Young, recently married couples
  • Parents after the birth of a child
  • Recently divorced individuals who need to revise an existing estate plan or create a new one
  • Individuals who have lost a spouse or child and need to revise an existing will
  • Individuals who have experienced another change in life circumstances

A will allows an individual to transfer more than $5 million to beneficiaries, and a couple to transfer more than $10 million to beneficiaries while avoiding estate taxes. Talk to an estate planning lawyer for more detailed information.

Contact An Attorney For A Free Consultation

If you have questions about creating a will, or if you wish to schedule a time to meet to begin the process of creating a will, please complete our online contact form.

Evening and weekend hours available upon request. Joseph N. Yamaner and Associates is proud to offer free in-person consultations and discounted services to veterans of American wars.

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