485 Madison Avenue,
9th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Ph: (212) 792-6300
Fax: (212) 792-6350
Directions
100 Quentin Roosevelt
Blvd, Suite 516
Garden City, NY 11530
Ph: (516) 542-6300
Fax: (516) 542-9021
Directions
Menu

Blog

estate planning

Why Plan Your Estate? The knowledge that we will eventually die is one of the things that seems to distinguish humans from other living beings. At the same time, no one likes to dwell on the prospect of his or her own death. But if you postpone planning for your demise until it is too late, you run the risk that your intended beneficiaries — those you love the most — may not receive what you would want them to receive whether due to extra administration costs, unnecessary taxes or squabbling among your heirs. This is why estate planning is so important, no matter how small your estate may be. It allows you, while you are still living, to ensure that your property will go to the people you want, in the way you want, and when you want. It permits you to save as much as possible on taxes, court costs and attorneys’ fees; and it affords the comfort that your loved ones can mourn your loss without being simultaneously burdened with unnecessary red tape and financial confusion.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked

Categories

Archives

Tags