Amy F. Altman

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Amy F. Altman is an Associate at Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Brietstone, LLP. Amy focuses on estate and trust administration, estate planning, and probate litigation. She prepares wills, durable powers of attorney, and health care proxies and various types of trusts, including supplemental needs trusts. Amy understands, from personal experience, that the loss of a loved one can be a tumultuous time for any family. Amy is sensitive to the needs of each individual client and provides them with the time and attention they need to ensure that they understand the probate or administration process. Amy advises executors, trustees and beneficiaries in contested probate and contested administration proceedings. She has been appointed as a guardian ad litem, by various Surrogates in multiple counties. Amy counsels families and individuals, who are in need of estate planning with the understanding that every family dynamic is different. Amy has a personal interest in planning for families with special needs children, as Amy had the privilege of growing up with her older sister Carol, who was born with cerebral palsy. Amy is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey.

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