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Hello my name is Jules Haas. I am a New York Attorney with over 30 years experience. My office is located in Manhattan. I have been representing clients throughout the New York metropolitan area, which includes Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Staten Island, Long Island, which is Nassau and Suffolk counties as well Westchester county and Rockland county. My practices encompasses a number of areas. These areas include trust and estates, which involve estate planning, probate, administration proceedings and various surrogate court matters and estate settlement. I also represent clients in connection with guardianship matters where a person becomes incapacitated, and I do a lot of representation with respect to real estate, which involve closings, for condominiums, cooperative apartments, single and multi-family residents, as well as estate litigation. Estate planning involves the creation of a will, health care proxy, living will, power of attorney, and a living trust. It is important for a person to consider the aspects of these various documents in connection with having their assets pass effectively to their beneficiaries and reflect the intent that they wish to have regarding the disposition of their assets. Another area that I practice extensively in concerns real estate. Many of my clients buy and sell real estate interests. These interests include cooperative apartments, condominiums and single or multi-family residents. And considering a real estate transaction, a person must first understand the type of property that they’re purchasing. Other things that need to be considered are mortgage contingencies, getting a mortgage, how the property is going to be owned, whether it’s going to be owned in a person’s name alone or possibly through some corporation, and also what needs to be done with buying the property as far as financing, and clearing title. Another area is guardianship proceedings. These are proceedings that are brought under Article 81 of the Mental Hygiene law. These cases involved issues where a person may become incapacitated due to an illness, old age, such as dementia, or some other accident that might have affected their ability to handle their affairs. Contact me if you have any concerns or issues with respect to areas of law in which I practice. I have a blog entitled New York Probate Lawyer blog which provides a lot of information concerning estate planning, surrogate’s court matters, probate and guardianship. My website also contains a lot of information with respect to these issues. I look forward to hearing from you.

Client Reviews
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I am very grateful to Mr. Jules Martin Haas attorney of law in New York. I am from Buenos Aires Argentina. He managed with expertise a very difficult situation. of a complicate heritage from my aunt Anna Grodzka that lived and died a very long time ago in New York. I recommend him not only for his extraordinary knowledge but also for his kindness.
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I found Mr. Haas after being misguided by a former attorney. Mr. Jules Haas took our case which involved an estate/trust dispute. What initially seemed like an impossible and overwhelming legal fight was now in the hands of someone who had the integrity and legal expertise to win our case. Mr Haas' attention to detail and his expert knowledge base, skillfully and successfully guided us through an intricate legal process. I am very thankful and grateful to Mr. Jules Haas for representing our interest and ultimately winning. Bringing about a peace of mind we needed. Thank You Devida Nedd
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I was in need of a guardianship attorney and I hired the services of Jules M. Haas' Law firm. The service of counselor Haas and his staff, was very profesional and the case was handled in a timely matter. I would strongly recommend his services Angel Guevara
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I strongly recommend Jules Haas. I have worked with him for two years and he has provided so much support and followed through with everything he promised he would do. His support staff is just as helpful! We had an interesting case and he helped to solve each part of it legally and was very thorough. Thank you for everything you have done to finalize our families estate Robyn Stafford
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Jules Haas helped me with managing the process in probate court for my father's estate through to its completion upon the sale of my father's house. He was knowledgeable, efficient, and effective in submitting documentation to the probate court, explaining procedures to me, and advising me as to the progress of my case. His support staff was also very helpful. He made what for me created so much anxiety into something manageable where I could see progress every step of the way. His fees were very reasonable. I am super grateful to him for all the help he has provided and strongly recommend his services. Diana Janer