Wills,Trusts,Estates & Probate
Whether you are making arrangements for your health care in the future or you are making arrangements for your family’s care upon your death, Attorney Richard Cary Spivack is ready to assist you with unique New York estate planning service, drafting of your wills, living trusts, and so much more.
Guardianships & Power of attorney
Knowing that you have taken the necessary steps to prepare for the financial security of your loved ones brings peace of mind. When you have children, having a plan in place in the untimely event of your death leaves you comforted that while you may not be there physically for your family, you can ensure they will be taken care of financially in the manner you would have, had you lived.
Estate Planning & Administration
Estate planning includes asset protection, family protection, and the process for life care planning, along with your desires relating to your health care. Once your assets are analyzed, you will have long-term financial goals you want carried out. Attorney Richard Cary Spivack is an experienced estate-planning attorney, who will start with an evaluation of the documents that currently exist such as your will. Then he’ll discuss with you your estate planning options and solutions you may have not yet considered.
Being charged with a crime or having a loved one charged with a crime can be frightening times. If you are facing criminal charges in the New York area, Attorney Richard Cary Spivack is ready to protect your rights and ensure your case has the best possible outcome. Criminal charges can be life changing. They can affect you negatively, affecting your relationship with your family, your job, and your bank account.
New York City Probate, Estate Planning and Criminal Defense Lawyer
Richard Cary Spivack is a reliable and experienced lawyer based in Queens that has been providing comprehensive legal services to clients with varying needs. Since 1978 Richard Cary Spivack has been building his uncompromised reputation through work in different practice areas:
- Probate Administration
- Probate Litigation
- Estate Planning
- Estate Administration
- Living Trusts
- Trust Administration
- Living Wills
- Criminal Defense
- Criminal Law
- Real Estate
- Residential Real Estate
- Decedents Estates
Richard Cary Spivack can help you secure the legacy that you have worked hard to obtain for your family through comprehensive analysis of best possible ways to transfer your assets, bring taxes to their minimums, make sure your personal causes are well addressed, institute guardianship for your descendants and loved ones thus bringing them financial security and comfort and you your peace of mind.
Specializing in Probate Law
Probate is usually an arduous process that involves high levels of emotional stress due to recent loss. That is why having a respected, experienced and well trained probate lawyer by your side relieves some of that stress and provides reassurance that everything will be in order.
Sometimes the person who died leaves a will that clearly defines his or her wishes, but that is not always the case, since many people die without having completed their will. Either way, with or without the deceased’s last will, you will need a good probate lawyer that can assist executors throughout the entire process of probating in New York probate court. These processes can include:
- Estate Tax Proceedings
- Estate Administration
- Filing the Will with the New York Probate Court
- Dealing with Debts
- Dealing with Bank Accounts
- Transferring Assets from the Deceased to the Estate
- Locating Beneficiaries
- Hiring Other Experts and Professionals if Need Be
Richard Cary Spivack can assist you with practically every point of the complex probate process. One of the most grueling parts of the probate process is a probate dispute that can additionally increase the stress surrounding the loss of a loved one. These probate disputes can arise from unhappy beneficiaries that may wish to challenge an invalid will, or defend a valid one. In such a case, calm, skilful and composed demeanor in the courtroom can help to remove some of the emotional charge that inevitably follows a probate dispute thus maintaining good family relationships. On the other hand, should you encounter such a necessity, Richard Cary Spivack can vigorously defend your beneficiary rights using his knowledge, experience and well earned reputation in accordance with the New York probate laws.
Living Will and Last Will
Both of these help you to ensure your wishes will be honored even if you should become physically or mentally incapable of asserting them yourself and Richard Cary Spivack’s remarkable experience and professionalism will help you do this the best way possible.
Your living will helps you determine the medical procedures in case of incapacitation, thus enabling you to have your say when you seem most defenseless.
Your last will enables you to have all your desires regarding your property and your loved ones carried out upon your death. This helps you establish guardianship for your children, distribute your property and have all your wishes fulfilled. Last will is also irreplaceable when it comes to leaving property to an entity or individual that is not your blood relative, such as a friend or an organization. Should you die without a last will, it is left upon the court to decide what happens to your property, your family and pets and these decisions may not replicate your desires. Richard Cary Spivack provides you with a will so you can rest assured that your requirements will be met.
Richard Cary Spivack
Building his remarkable reputation since 1978 Richard Cary Spivack is renowned for his integrity, expertise, loyalty and professionalism inside the courtroom as well as in relation to his colleagues at law. His firm is BV® Distinguished™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®.
Attorney Richard Cary Spivack specializes as a probate lawyer who attended Queens College of the City University of New York Bar Association in 1973 and earned his Judicial Degree at St. John’s University in 1976.
- New York, 1978
- U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, 1978
Associations & memberships
New York State Bar Association
- Section on Criminal Law
- Section on Estates and Trusts
- Section on Elder Law
- Queens County Bar Association
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- New York Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
- The Brandeis Association
Contact a dependable Forest Hills, New York attorney
Queens probate lawyer Richard Cary Spivack provides free initial consultations for new clients. To schedule an appointment at his conveniently located Forest Hills office, call 718.544.1000 or contact him online.