Types of Deeds in New York State

Real estate deeds are legal instruments that are used to transfer ownership of real property including the land and its improvements (such as a house or buildings) and attachments.  Words used to effectuate the conveyance of property may be grant, assign, convey or warrant, but they basically all do the same thing, they transfer the… Continue Reading

Probate vs. Non -Probate Assets

Probate assets are those assets of a decedent that become property of the estate of a decedent and subject to distribution to the beneficiaries of the estate under the terms of the decedent’s will or the state intestacy statute.  Non probate assets are those assets that are not a part of the estate subject to… Continue Reading