Best Practices for Supervising a Will Execution from the New York Litigator's Perspective

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Course Information

Time 60 Minutes
Difficulty Beginner

Course Description

This course, presented by Hillary Frommer of Elman Freiberg PLLC, will provide best practices for attorneys supervising a will execution in New York in order to ensure compliance with EPTL ยง 3-2.1 and to guard against future claims that the will is invalid. Attorneys will gain a clear understanding of the statutory requirements for a valid will in New York and will learn successful strategies for handling probate contests.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the statutory requirements for a valid will in New York

  2. Examine common law presumptions of due execution and testamentary capacity 

  3. Gain strategies to guard against future attacks in a probate contest 

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Hillary Frommer

Elman Freiberg PLLC

Hillary A. Frommer focuses her practice in estate planning, primarily estate matters including contested probate proceedings and contested accounting proceedings. She has extensive trial and appellate experience in both federal and state courts.

Ms. Frommer also represents large and small businesses, financial institutions and individuals in complex business disputes, including shareholder and partnership disputes, employment disputes and other commercial matters.