New York Probate & Estate Guide


Howard Garfinkel, Esq.

Howard Garfinkel is the managing member of the law firm of Lauterbach Garfinkel Damast & Hollander, LLP. Howard Garfinkel concentrates his practice in the areas of estate administration and planning and represents individual and institutional Executors and Administrators in estates of all sizes and levels of complexity. He has practiced in the areas of estate administration and estate planning for more than 25 years and has helped families settle hundreds of New York estates.

The firm, with offices in Rockland, Westchester and Manhattan, was originally established in 1916 by Edward Lauterbach.

This Guide has been written by Howard Garfinkel for general informational purposes only and does not represent legal advice as to any particular set of facts and does not convey legal, accounting, tax or other professional advice of any kind; nor does it represent any undertaking to keep recipients advised of relevant legal and regulatory developments. The application and impact of relevant laws will vary on the particular facts and circumstances and should be based on information from professional advisors. Information and opinions presented have been obtained or derived from sources believed by Howard Garfinkel to be reliable. Howard Garfinkel makes no representation as to their accuracy or completeness. All opinions expressed herein are as of the date of this Guide and are subject to change.

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Howard Garfinkel, Esq.

Lauterbach Garfinkel Damast & Hollander, LLP
49 North Airmont Road, Suite 101
Suffern, New York 10901
845-368-4400 - Office