Stephanie M. Alberts
Stephanie M. Alberts
Stephanie M. Alberts is a partner in the firm’s Tax, Trusts & Estates practice group. She has extensive experience in the areas of estate administration, estate planning, estate litigation, guardianships in both Supreme and Surrogate’s Court, and tax matters.
Ms. Alberts represents individuals in various proceedings in the Surrogate’s Court, including probate and administration proceedings, contested probate matters, judicial accountings, discovery proceedings, guardianship matters, and miscellaneous proceedings relating to estates and trusts. Her work includes the preparation of probate and administration documentation, assisting with the estate administration process, preparing estate tax returns, analyzing legal issues, conducting pre-trial discovery and depositions, completing legal research and drafting litigation documents. In addition to Surrogate’s Court matters, Ms. Alberts represents clients in Article 81 guardianship matters in the Supreme Court.
Ms. Alberts frequently writes on topics related to estate matters. Articles which she co-authored, “Substituted Judgment: Looking Out for an Elderly Person Who Becomes Incapacitated” and “Draft Once, Proofread Twice: Take Extreme Care in Formulating Personal Property Bequests,” were published in the New York Law Journal.
Ms. Alberts has been selected as a New York Super Lawyer Rising Star annually since 2013. In 2016, she received Long Island Business News’ “Leadership in Law” Associate Award and was honored by Hofstra University with the “Outstanding Women in the Law” Award.
- St. John’s University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2006
- Binghamton University, The State University of New York, B.A., 2003
- New York State Bar
- New Jersey State Bar
- New York State Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Nassau County Bar Association
- Estate Planning Council of Nassau County
- September 12, 2019
2019 Super Lawyers New York Metro Rising Stars list (Estate & Probate)
- August 16, 2019
Long Island Business News‘ Who’s Who: Women in Professionals Services
- September 13, 2018
Alberts Named to the 2018 New York SuperLawyers Rising Stars®List
- May 25, 2018
Stephanie Alberts Interviewed by the Long Island Business News for “What’s Next in Law,” article
- December, 2017
Three Partners Named at Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP
- November 17, 2016
Associate Stephanie M. Alberts Honored by the Long Island Business News with the Leadership in Law Award
- April 2016
Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana LLP Congratulates Six Attorneys Who Are Spotlighted in New York Super Lawyers® Magazine’s Special Women’s Edition
- October 20, 2014
Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana LLP Attorneys Named to the 2014 New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars® List
- January 2012
Draft Once, Proofread Twice — Trusts & Estates