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TRUSTS AND ESTATES
Probate & Administration of Estates;
Guardianship and Divorce
LITIGATION and MEDIATION
Estate Litigation, include Will Contests; Mediation of Estate disputes
Prepare and Execute Wills, Trusts Power of Attorney and Health Care Proxy
PROBATE & ADMINISTRATION
Probate and Administration Proceedings;
Appointment of Article 81 Guardian
REAL ESTATE CLOSING
Sale of Property owned by Estate
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
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.