My husband is the executor of the will of a recently deceased person. The decedent had no money or anything of value...Read more
It is all about where the attorney is approved to practice, but we recommend hiring a lawyer practicing in the state where the probate administration will occur. Too much depends on local practice to rely simply on the laws as stated. In addition, a lawyer who is doing a lot of probate work in a particular court may be more efficient and thus less expensive than one who is handling a single case. To find an elder law attorney in New York, go here: http://www.elderlawanswers.com/new-york-elder-law-attorneys.