Staten Island Estate Planning Lawyer

Wills And Trusts Attorney Serving Staten Island

Life is always better when you have a plan. At Geoffrey Long Esq., on Staten Island, we help clients at all stages of life to protect their assets and preserve their wishes through the estate planning process.

Our founding attorney, Geoffrey Long, has practiced law since 1985, representing hundreds of clients in New York and New Jersey in matters involving money and property. He can help meet your personal and financial goals during life, and preserve a legacy for you after you die, using these and other planning vehicles:

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Special needs trusts
  • Supplemental needs trusts
  • Powers of attorney (including "living wills")
  • Advance heath care directives
  • Health care proxies
  • Guardianships
  • Conservatorships
  • Beneficiary designations
  • Estate administration
  • Tax planning and other asset protection strategies

Meet with our attorney, and he will discuss your family history, relevant financial information and become familiar with your goals. His talent is to fashion an estate plan that will work for you, in the easiest and least stressful way possible.

Representation In Probate Matters

When people die without a will or other planning documents in place, it can leave open questions for how their assets should be distributed. Probate courts resolve these questions using established legal procedures. Even when planning documents are available, disputes can arise.

Geoffrey Long is an experienced probate lawyer who can help you to settle your family's estate and advocate for your needs in probate litigation. Services he provides include locating heirs, filing affidavits and notifying parties who have an interest in the estate. He also can represent your interests in will contests and other disputes over estate assets.

Estate Planning Services For A Reasonable Fee | Free Consult

Estate planning is a complicated legal process that a good attorney can make much easier. Retain us, and we will work with you to devise a legally sound and beneficial estate plan. In the process, we can provide you with the peace of mind you need.

Many of our estate-planning services can be packaged together for a reasonable fee. To discuss your options with our knowledgeable Staten Island estate planning attorney, contact Geoffrey Long Esq., in Staten Island, New York, at 347-201-7100. We offer a free half-hour consultation to each of our prospective clients.