Thanks to the most recent tax reform bill shoved through Congress, the Federal Estate Tax does not normally apply to most estates.  In fact, as of January 1, 2018, the estates of married individuals valued at $22 million dollars or less will not have any estate tax liability at the federal level.  I say usually

As a NY estate lawyer with twenty years of experience probating the most complicated estates in New York I am amazed at the evolution of the estate law.  When I began practicing NY estate law two decades ago the Federal Estate Tax Exemptions, the amount of wealth you could pass to your heirs free of

Can a child born after their parent drafted a will inherit a NY estate? Matter of Gillmore As a NY estate lawyer practicing in Forest Hills, New York with extensive experience in the NY probate law I have always found this area of practice fascinating. For example, under the NY estate law a parent is