Stephanie M. Alberts

Stephanie M. Alberts

Stephanie M. Alberts

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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
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