Attorneys for Letters Testamentary in New York City

We are attorneys who can help you get letters testamentary in New York City. We are in practice since 2008. If you’ve been named the executor of an estate in a will, you likely need to obtain legal authorization before you can start wrapping up your loved one’s affairs. This is where letters testamentary come in – and hiring an experienced probate attorney can make the process significantly easier.

Letters testamentary are official documents issued by the local probate court that appoint you as the executor of the deceased person’s estate. The letters give you the legal authority to handle the estate based on directions in the will.

Trying to maneuver court probate procedures without legal guidance can be incredibly complex and risky. Rules vary by state and county, with strict timeframes and paperwork requirements.

This is where our team at Law Offices of Albert Goodwin can help. With decades of combined experience representing estate executors, we know exactly what the courts expect. We’ll handle all the intensive legwork so you can focus on your family.

Our attorneys have assisted countless clients in obtaining letters testamentary. We’ll review the will, gather assets, complete filings, and work with you through the entire probate process – including getting those all-important letters issued as fast as possible.

Even if you’re named in a will as executor, trying to handle probate on your own can be extremely complicated. An experienced estate attorney makes getting letters testamentary much smoother.

Benefits of Working With Us

  • Navigating complex legal documents

    Filing a valid petition, notices, and many other forms isn’t easy – especially while grieving lost loved ones. We’ll handle all the requisite paperwork, filings, and documentation needed to successfully get you appointed executor.

  • Understanding probate laws

    New York has its own unique probate rules, deadlines, and processes. We’ll leverage deep knowledge of the local court system to proceed properly for your situation and avoid non-compliance.

  • Meeting court timeframes

    The court imposes strict time limits on presenting the petition, issuing notices, and more. Missing just one deadline can jeopardize or delay getting letters. With us representing you, there’s no need to stress about relevant probate timeframes.

  • Proper asset distribution

    Once letters get issued, you’ll need to value assets, liquidate properties, pay debts, file taxes, and finally distribute inheritances. An attorney helps ensure you fully comply with the will’s directions without personal liability. We won’t let you miss anything.

Having experienced probate lawyers on your side makes an already painful situation much less stressful. Contact our office today to begin pursuing letters testamentary.

With over 20 years combined representing estate executors, our firm has secured letters testamentary for many people like you. We know exactly how to navigate court rules and procedures to get approval as executor quickly and hassle-free. We are located in New York City. We cover Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, Staten Island, Nassau County, Suffolk County and Westchester County. You can call us at 212-233-1233, or send us an email at [email protected].

Attorney Albert Goodwin

Law Offices of
Albert Goodwin, PLLC
31 W 34 Str, Suite 7058
New York, NY 10001
[email protected]