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TRUSTS AND ESTATES
LAW FIRM

Specializing in

Probate & Administration of Estates;

Accounting proceedings; 

Estate Planning;

Guardianship and Divorce

 

 

PRACTICE
AREAS

LITIGATION and MEDIATION

Estate Litigation, include Will Contests;  Mediation of Estate disputes

ESTATE PLANNING

 

Prepare and Execute Wills, Trusts Power of Attorney and Health Care Proxy

PROBATE & ADMINISTRATION

 

Probate and Administration Proceedings;

Estate Accounting

GUARDIANSHIP

 

Appointment of Article 81 Guardian

REAL ESTATE CLOSING

 

Sale of Property owned by Estate

DIVORCE

 

Uncontested Divorce

 

OUR VISION

Plan for the Future and Enjoy Peace of Mind

Be the Master of your Assets and specify how your estate will be distributed

Do  your Fiduciary Duty as Executor or Administrator

Resolve Estate Issues

Protect and Secure the future of your loved ones

 

ATTORNEY and COUNSELOR

JUDITH A. WOODS

Tel: (914) 714-5525

jaw@woodsesq.com

Judith Woods has been practicing law for over 25 years in the public and private sectors, and almost 10 years as a Trust and Estate practitioner, representing clients in Will contests, providing Estate Planning services to clients and assisting clients through the Probate, Administration and Accounting proceedings in Surrogate's Court.  Judith also represents clients before the New York Supreme Court in Article 81 proceedings securing an Appointment of Guardianship and in Uncontested Divorce proceedings.

Judith is an Administrative Law Judge with the Westchester County Department of Health where she presides over administrative hearings resulting from violations of the Sanitary Codes of New York State and Westchester County.

Judith has participated in the Volunteer Attorney Program in New York City Family Court and was recognized by the New York State Unified Court System Office for Justice Initiatives, New York County Lawyers Association and New York State Bar Association for Outstanding Work and Dedicated Pro Bono Service in the Office of Justice Initiatives Access to Justice Program in 2016 and 2018.

After graduating from Cornell University, College of Arts and Science with a degree in Biology, Judith worked in pharmaceutical research for several years before obtaining her law degree from Temple University School of Law.  She is admitted to the New York State Court and the United States District Court, Southern District of New York. Judith has also completed Surrogate's Court Mediation Training.

Judith is a member of the New York State Bar Association, Trust and Estates Section; Westchester County Bar Association and the Metropolitan Black Bar Association.  She is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and enjoys reading and running, having completed ten Marathons, including five New York City Marathons.

 

OUR ADDRESS

445 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 1102​

White Plains, New York 10601

Email   jaw@woodsesq.com
Telephone (914) 714-5525

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