Fraudulent Transfer Attorney in New York

Cases of Undue Influence and Estate Litigation

A gift is fraudulent when an individual transfers assets as a result of undue influence or when he/she was in a weakened physical or mental condition. These transfers can involve assets such as real estate and bank accounts and are often made by the decedent during the last months, weeks or days or his/her life. Novick & Associates has assisted executors and administrators of estates in bringing discovery proceedings aimed at recovering the assets that were fraudulently transferred.

Fraudulent Transfers and Legal Action in New York

These issues can be extremely emotional and difficult, particularly when another family member is involved. The first step is to have an evaluation of the situation without delay. There is limited time in which to contest or file legal action when it is suspected that assets have been fraudulently transferred to another party. A New York estate litigation attorney from Novick & Associates, PC can assist you to determine how to best move forward in these difficult personal and financial issues.

When an elderly individual is under the care of a family member, caregiver, or has been the victim of undue influence by any other party, including clergy or an attorney, and has transferred assets or changed a will just prior to their death, there is very real possibility that there has been illegal pressure put upon the person and this should be addressed by a skilled attorney with extensive experience in resolving these issues for the beneficiaries. There can be many types of influence brought to bear upon an individual who is in a weakened state, and their mental capacity may be compromised at the time when they agreed to make a transfer or change the beneficiaries in their will. Our firm has achieved many verdicts in court that have set legal precedents, and are recognized as a top estate planning and litigation law firm in the New York area.

If you suspect that assets have been fraudulently transferred from an estate of which you are a beneficiary, contact a New York estate litigation lawyer from Novick & Associates, PC.

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