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Immigrants and Foreign Investors Personable & Client Focused

Estate Planning Lawyer for Immigrants in New York

Serving Immigrants and Those With Foreign Investments

If you immigrated to the U.S., or if you have foreign investments, your estate planning needs are more complex than the average person's. Due to the complicated nature of this type of estate planning, working with an experienced, knowledgeable attorney is critical. For more than a decade, the Law Office of Robert J. Maher, PC, has extensive experience in been helping clients with all types of estate planning needs related to immigration law. No case is too big or too small and we strive to help you achieve your goals.


To discuss your needs with an estate planning lawyer who understands the unique issues immigrants and foreign investors face, contact us online or call at (646) 681-1977 for a consultation!


Things To Consider in Your International Estate Plan

Your estate planning needs will be unique. This is especially true for families in which one or both spouses have immigrated to the U.S. Whether you are a legal permanent resident, a non-resident alien, or have foreign investments you have a lot to consider when creating an estate plan.

There are many things to consider when creating your estate plan:

  • Protections for minor children while living abroad
  • Marital exemption issues
  • The accessibility of assets held in another country
  • Foreign inheritance laws and inheritance taxes
  • Estate taxation for U.S. residents who own property in foreign countries
  • Estate taxation issues for non-resident aliens who die with U.S. property holdings
  • Gift taxes associated with transferring ownership to a third party
  • The repatriation of remains to the U.S.

Do You Own Property Outside the U.S.?

If you own property outside of the U.S., are a U.S. citizen living abroad, or if you are a recent immigrant to the U.S. who is not a U.S. citizen, it is worthwhile speaking with an attorney in New York City who understands estate and immigration law, like Attorney Robert J. Maher. Knowing the laws and taxes your estate will be subjected to in the event you become incapacitated or pass away can help you better prepare for the future and protect your assets for your family.

Call an NYC Estate Planning Lawyer for Immigrants Today!

Our estate planning attorney in New York has helped many immigrants and foreign investors secure a plan for the future. We are proud to offer clients personalized legal guidance that puts their needs first. If you have questions about wills and trusts, the inheritance of foreign investments, or if you are ready to begin planning, call the Law Office of Robert J. Maher, PC today.

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Do you have property in a foreign country? Our estate planning attorney in NYC serves immigrants and foreign investors. We are ready to help you plan. Call us at (646) 681-1977!

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