If you have immigrated to the U.S., you may have a diverse range of questions and concerns. At Joseph A. Ledwidge, P.C., we know that some immigrants face hurdles related to estate planning, while others are not sure their rights or how to work through estate matters as someone who is not a U.S. citizen. If you have immigrated to New York from another country for work, to live with family, or for any other purpose, it is essential to know your rights and familiarize yourself with your estate options.
Whether you are a permanent resident or a non-resident alien, you may have questions about estate taxes or wonder what will happen to your property in the event that you pass away. You may also be unsure of what will happen to property that you own in another country or how your property will be distributed to your loved ones. Whether you have invested a significant amount of capital or own real estate, there are many different reasons why you may want to look into estate planning.
By going over your options and doing your best to protect your assets and prepare, you may be able to make things easier for your loved ones and secure some peace of mind as well. With all estate planning matters, properly reviewing your circumstances is essential.