Law Offices of Jason W. Stern and Associates

Jason W. Stern & Associates is one of New York’s most trusted estate planning law firms. We are located in Forest Hills, New York overlooking Forest Hills Gardens. Our firm is licensed in both New York and New Jersey to meet all of your estate planning challenges. When choosing a New York estate attorney, it is important to find a legal professional with extensive experience who is trustworthy. We protect the interests of both you and your loved ones for years to come. Your life’s work and family’s financial future are too important to leave in the hands of attorneys who don’t fully understand the NY estate law.

With over 50 years of combined legal experience probating wills and estates for families in New York, The Law Offices of Jason W. Stern & Associates knows how to solve any of your estate challenges.

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Tony Hsieh created a $900 million dollar empire founded on brilliance, leadership, the ability to foretell future trends in retail, hard work, generosity and integrity.  Tony Hsieh singlehandedly disposed of the conventional corporate work environment reshaping Silicon Valley into a bastion of innovation in an  egalitarian open work space that became synonymous with technology and innovation. The son…
As a NY estate lawyer with more than two decades of experience successfully litigating these very difficult NY estates, I can affirm that no other cases rip families apart like NY will contests.  To make matters even worse these cases can often grind on for years and years in NY estate litigation while absorbing hundreds of…
The 2012 will of then 93 year old Geraldine Webber was ultimately determined at trial to be the product of Officer Aaron Goodwin’s undue influence over the senile Webber just prior to her death.  Officer Goodwin was named the nominated executor and primary beneficiary of the elderly Webber’s multi-million dollar estate.  The estate court ruled that Officer…
As a NY estate lawyer with over two decades of NY estate litigation experience, some of the most complex and emotionally charged cases we handle involve asserting the inheritance rights of non-marital children. So what are the inheritance rights of non-marital children under the NY estate law?   Normally when someone dies without a NY will, also…
As a NY estate lawyer with more than two decades drafting, probating and contesting NY wills for New Yorkers I know exactly how important it is to make a properly drafted and executed NY will the benchmark of any NY estate plan.  However, it is shocking to know that 63% of Americans, 220,000,000 million, of us…
As a NY estate lawyer with more than two decades of NY estate litigation experience I am no stranger to greed.  Occasionally, not often but occasionally, that greed rises to fraud, deceit and even murder.  Just days before their bodies were discovered in their indoor swimming pool of their mega mansion, billionaires Barry and wife Honey Sherman…
As a NY estate lawyer with two decades of experience contesting NY attorney drafted wills I can tell you that contesting NY wills are unequivocally the most difficult cases to handle.  Having successfully disrupted and set aside more than a dozen of these so called “impenetrable” testamentary documents I have learned some of the red flags…