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I need information about planning for the future (4)+

I need help writing a will (5)+

  • Frequently Asked Questions About Wills In New York State

    This resource provides answers to commonly asked questions about wills in New York State. Read More

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    Volunteers of Legal Service (VOLS)
  • Make a Will

    This resource provides step by step advise on how to make your will. *Please note that New York State has additional specifications that may not be included in this document. It is recommended that a lawyer assist in drafting all but the most simple wills.* Read More

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    NOLO
  • Providing for Your Pets

    This is a brochure from the New York City Bar Association on measures that should be taken to plan for the care of a pet in the event of the owner's death or hospitalization. Content Detail

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    New York City Bar Association - Committee on Animal Law
  • What You Can't, or Shouldn't, Do in Your Will

    This resource provides information on things, property, and issues to avoid when creating your will. *Please note that New York State has additional specifications that may not be included in this document. It is recommended that a lawyer assist in drafting all but the most simple wills.* Read More

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    NOLO
  • Wills and Lawyers – who needs them?

    Alexander H. Ryley Director, Elderly Project Volunteers of Legal Service answers three common questions about wills and lawyers. -Do I need a will? -Can't I write a will myself? -Isn't the law pretty simple when it comes to wills? Content Detail

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    Volunteers of Legal Service (VOLS) Elderly Project

I want to create a living trust (2)+

I am planning a funeral (2)+

I am an executor or I may become an executor (3)+

Someone I know has died (3)+

  • A Consumer's Guide to Arranging a Funeral

    This link will take you to a page on the NY Department of Health website written to help you find helpful information and learn about your rights if you are planning a funeral. Content Detail

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    New York State Department of Health
  • A Guide To Burial Assistance And Funeral Planning For New Yorkers In Need

    This guide for residents of New York City only provides information on burial assistance and funeral planning for families and friends of poor persons who have died, and for social workers and others involved with making burial arrangements for poor people. Content Detail

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    Volunteers of Legal Service (VOLS)
  • When Someone Dies

    In New York State, the Surrogate's Court decides what happens to a person's property when that person dies. Learn more about this process. Content Detail

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    New York State Unified Court System

The person who died did not have many assets (1)+

  • Online Small Estate Affidavit Program

    This program will ask you questions to help you fill out an Affidavit of Voluntary Administration. You can use this form to divide the property of someone who died. You can only use this form if the person who died had less than $30,000 worth of property. Read More

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    Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.- LawNY® - Geneva Office
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