A decedent’s estate is settled by either an Administrator or an Executor. The estate fiduciary typically retains a New York City Estate Attorney to provide legal representation regarding the initial fiduciary appointment and subsequent administrative tasks.
One of the most important responsibilities of the fiduciary is to identify and collect estate assets. The New York Probate Lawyer Blog has talked about this aspect of estate cases in many posts. It is common that the primary asset owned by a decedent is real estate usually in the form of a residence. Such property can be a single family home, or a cooperative or condominium apartment. Continue reading