Trusts & Estates

Ruskin Moscou Faltischek has one of the finest Trusts and Estates Law practices in the New York metropolitan area. Serving to build and preserve the wealth of individuals as well as corporate clients, our trusts and estates attorneys have exceptional capabilities in all aspects of estate planning, business succession planning, estate and trust administration, estate litigation and elder law.

In estate and business succession planning, we effectively handle the full range of tasks including the preparation of wills and trusts and the creation of family limited partnerships, limited liability companies (LLCs) and charitable foundations. We integrate all elements into a proper and efficient wealth transfer and business succession plan. Our experience in administering high net worth estates from $500,000 to $500 million gives us the edge in providing advice on marshalling and preserving estate assets, estate and fiduciary income tax planning, proper distribution of assets to estate beneficiaries, estate accounting issues and managing trust assets.

Ruskin Moscou Faltischek has acclaimed legal expertise in estate and trust litigation, having represented fiduciaries and beneficiaries in some of the largest and most complex litigations in the New York region. We handle cases involving probate of wills, trust validity, contested accounting, estate asset recovery, construction matters and controversies pertaining to tax-related issues.

Our elder law practice addresses the needs of individuals as they age and become disabled or face catastrophic medical expenses. Services include planning and applications for Medicaid benefits for long-term medical care, as well as guardianships for individuals no longer able to make life decisions. We help families and elderly clients deal with legal issues with sensitivity and insight.



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