What is the New York Public Administrator?

The New York Public Administrator is one of a chosen office of attorneys in each county that the Surrogate’s Court often calls upon to administer to non-standard probates and estate administrations. The Public Administrator generally has the job of handling estates of people who die without a Will and who have no close relatives who are able to administer the estate: If your nearest living relative is a cousin (or more distant) the Public Administrator will need to be placed on notice, and usually handles the estate if there is no Will in these circumstances. In addition, the Public Administrator often replaces initial Executors or Administrators who are unable to qualify or unable to serve due to being felons, having

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I am fortunate enough to work with several affiliated professionals who help my clients deal with issues related to aging and the passing of loved ones. The comfort and convenience they provide my estate and elder law planning clients, as well as the substantial family assets they often save family members while simultaneously maintaining their loved one’s dignity, is the essence of what has made me so passionate about the practice of law. During the months of March and April these affiliated professionals shall be positing blogs here and allowing you access to their own blogs. I highly recommend all of these individuals, and encourage you to post your comments and ask your questions relating to their posts. -Daniel Timins, Esq.,

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