Bashian & Farber Hosts a Webinar on Successfully Contesting a Will

On October 14, 2015 the Law offices of Bashian & Farber, LLP were proud to host a live, 90 minute “webinar” presented by the New York State Bar Association entitled “Winning a Will Contest Using Medical Records to Support Lack of Capacity.”

Partners Gary E. Bashian and Irving O. Farber lectured in detail about the nature of Testamentary Capacity under New York law, the use of medical records to establish a Testator’s lack of capacity, and Continue reading

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Winning a Contested Probate Proceeding

By: Gary E. Bashian, Esq.

When one thinks of Surrogate’s Court litigation,contested probate proceedings immediately come to
mind. While each of the objections to probate present unique challenges for any advocate, an objection based on a decedent’s lack of testamentary capacity can be particularly difficult.

However, it should come as no surprise that medical records are often the evidentiary key to establishing Continue reading