Estate Planning for Non-Traditional Families

Nontraditional families take many forms – from a grandmother raising a grandchild via an informal custodial arrangement to a same-sex couple living together in a state that does not recognize same-sex marriage or civil unions. In many circumstances, nontraditional families are at a higher risk of losing assets, custody, and benefits in the event of a family member’s unexpected death or illness. At New York Legacy Lawyers, our goal is to help you craft an estate plan that fits your unique family and protects both you and your family members to the fullest.

We can implement various strategies to safeguard nontraditional families in matters including:

We recognize that legal institutions have a long way to go before all families are extended equal rights. In the meantime, we are here to support your nontraditional family by ensuring that what you’ve built together will remain with your loved ones. New York Legacy Lawyers can help you secure your family’s future by beginning your estate plan today.