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Wills & Trusts

Westchester County Wills & Trusts Lawyers

Wills & Trusts During our 40 years of service to clients in the greater New York metro area, the attorneys at Law Offices of Thomas L. Gallivan, PLLC have developed an in-depth understanding regarding wills, trusts and probate matters.

Wills and trusts do not merely anticipate the end of a life. Ideally, they also allow for the smoothest possible transition for those left behind. We offer valuable input to our New York estate planning clients.

Contact us in White Plains, Uniondale or Manhattan today so that we can discuss your family's goals regarding wills and trusts. You can reach us by phone, fax or e-mail to arrange a free initial consultation.

Dedicated and Responsive Wills & Trusts Representation

The trust and estates practice at Law Offices of Thomas L. Gallivan, PLLC will provide you with counsel regarding all your estate needs, including:

  • Wills
  • Living wills
  • Trusts
  • Power of Attorney
  • Health care proxies
  • Probate/Estate Administration

We work hard to see to the orderly distribution of an individual’s property at his or her death. In order to accomplish our clients' goals, we consider the implications of wills, taxes, guardianship, conservatorship, insurance, powers of attorney, property and trusts. Our skilled wills and trusts attorneys will draft all legal documents necessary.

Probate is the court proceeding through which a will is determined valid, and the estate of the deceased is administered. The process typically includes liquidation of estate assets, payment of necessary taxes and distribution of property to heirs.

We can wisely counsel you as to how to avoid the sometimes time-consuming, expensive probate process or guide you through it, as well as handle non-probate transfers of your loved one's assets. If no will exists, state law will determine how the assets of the estate will be distributed.

We cannot emphasize enough the importance of consulting with an attorney possessing experience and knowledge of estate administration and related areas. Please contact one of our conveniently located Law Offices of Thomas L. Gallivan, PLLC law offices today.

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Contact us at Law Offices of Thomas L. Gallivan, PLLC in White Plains, Uniondale and Manhattan. Our estate planning attorneys offer wise counsel on wills, trusts and probate legal issues. You can reach us via telephone, email or fax for a free consultation.

Client Reviews
Last year I was injured in an accident, and for the first time, needed the advice of an attorney regarding how to proceed. I was referred to Thomas Gallivan through a family member who is a lawyer in Massachusetts. I am beyond pleased with how Thomas handled my case. He was knowledgeable, professional, and although the case was not as straightforward as some, he used every resource to ensure a positive outcome. Thomas communicated with me regularly and I felt completely informed and confident in his ability. He expertly negotiated a fair settlement that I was very happy with. The entire experience was extremely positive, during a stressful time for me. Thank you Thomas. Melanie
My mom was the victim of nursing home neglect/abuse. I retained Tom and he provided great representation in a professional, courteous fashion. He made a very uncomfortable ordeal bearable. I would highly recommend his services to anyone in need of sound guidance and professional representation. Paul D.
Tom Gallivan fought for - and won - a settlement on behalf of my mother, who suffered terrible pressure sores due to nursing home neglect. I will always be grateful for his diligence and hard work, and for keeping me informed during the entire process. He will fight for you every step of the way. Trudy
Mr. Gallivan did an exceptional job representing our family during a nursing home law suit. He took care of every detail and put us at ease during a very emotional trial. I would very highly recommend him and his firm of outstanding professionals. Jane
Mr. Gallivan was the best choice I could have possibly made to represent me in mom's nursing home neglect case. He kept me informed & updated every step of the way & not only listened but acted on all my concerns. I would highly recommend him as a very professional, diligent, & knowledgeable attorney. Steve
Tom Gallivan represented me for a car accident I was involved in. He not only returned calls and emails promptly, his expertise helped me obtain a nice settlement. His compassion for me was heart-warming and much appreciated. Thank you kindly , Mr. Gallivan. Joanne