About Attorney Matthew K. Tannenbaum
When a person dies, the distribution of property and other assets among their beneficiaries can be complicated. If there is no final will and testament in place, the process can be quite tricky. Whether there is an official will or not, there is a verification process, called probate. Preparing a will ahead of time does make things easier. Regardless of what stage in the process probate you are in, New York Attorney Matthew K. Tannenbaum can help.
Matthew K. Tannenbaum is a solo law practitioner in the Long Island area that has made Landlord-Tenant, Real Estate, and Probate related law his focus. He has been a member of the bar for twenty-two years and spent ten of his practicing years as a General Law Practitioner. Mr. Tannenbaum has handled a wide variety of cases such as personal injury and bankruptcy before deciding to focus on Landlord-Tenant, Real Estate Law, Probate, and helping people with vehicular related misdemeanors and tickets. Maintaining active communication with clients, and offering competitive rates are top priorities for Mr. Tannenbaum regardless of the type of case.
New York City Wills and Estate Planning
When a person is in a position where they will be leaving something behind to beneficiaries, the more you do pre-planning, the better. Attorney Matthew K. Tannenbaum works on these cases in both Suffolk County and Nassau County. Even if you live a relatively simple life, setting up your will and going through the process of estate planning may be more difficult than you think. Not only do you need to indicate who gets what, but you will need to name an executor to carry out the terms of your will.
In addition to financial matters, there may be additional considerations if you are a guardian of a minor child or an adult with special needs. As you start the process of planning your estate and setting up your will, Attorney Matthew K. Tannenbaum will be able to explain which of your assets are subject to probate, and which can be distributed to the beneficiaries right away.
Suffolk County and Nassau County Living Will and Durable Power Of Attorney
It is essential to make your wishes known in regards to how you will distribute your property and assign any guardianship upon your death. It is just as vital to prepare for the possibility that you could continue living for a time when you are not considered fit to make appropriate decisions regarding your care or the distribution of your assets and possessions. With a Durable Power of Attorney, a trusted person of your choosing can step in and make those decisions for you.
Sit down with the person whom you would want to take that role, and Attorney Matthew K. Tannenbaum can help you communicate your wishes and follow through if those procedures become necessary.
Whether you are responsible for your aging parents or you have adult children who are 18 years old or older, you want to be able to make medical decisions if the need arises. Without the proper paperwork in place, you may not have any rights to make decisions or even to be told about the condition of your loved one.
Matthew Tannenbaum can help you to put all of the appropriate paperwork in place so you can rest assured that in the event of an emergency, you will have the legal rights to be informed and to make the appropriate decisions.