What Happens If You Die Without a Will in New York?

  • Aug 27 2018

If you die without a Will, known as dying ‘intestate’, the New York Estates Powers and Trusts Law provides a process which allows your assets to pass to your closest relatives.

Graphic with two columns detailing the specific members of family your estate will go to if you die without willThis ‘default’ plan for inheritance of your estate may not be consistent with your desires regarding the disposition of your assets or the handling of your family affairs. To discuss drafting a Will that is best for your family and your wishes, contact a qualified Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning attorney.

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