Here is a terrific new resource for anyone who teaches New York wills, trusts and estate law for paralegals. As the first full-length text focusing specifically on New York practice, this book eliminates the need for outside supplements, simplifies your teaching tasks, and gives your students far better career preparation. Cooper covers everything from basic terminology to tax considerations - with examples and experts tips drawn from her twenty-plus years of experience in New York practice. Students learn everything they need to handle an actual estate from beginning to end. And they get more than just better professional training. With its state-specific rules, forms, and references sources, this new text will serve as a valuable desk reference throughout their academic and paralegal careers the First Complete Course Text Covering New York Wills, Trusts and Estate Practice for Paralegals. A complete course-length introduction to New York wills, trusts, and estates covers basic terminology; interstate administration; probate proceedings; litigation; jurisdiction and venue; fiduciary duties and responsibilities; trusts; and tax considerations. Expert instruction in paralegal costs and skills explains the role of the paralegal at each stage of administration, estate planning, and litigation, enabling students to handle an estate from beginning to end the trusts chapter provides profession-level detail on the various types of trusts under New York law, along with everything the paralegal needs to know about interests in trust. a separate chapter on ethics ensures that students grasp the ethical responsibilities of both attorneys and paralegals with regard to trusts and estates case synopses and chapter pedagogy help students understand, practice, and retain the material in each chapter, with charts and diagrams, sidebars, highlighted examples, and review exercises a final chapter on paralegal resources provides a reference guide to current software, books, websites, and other tools For The New York paralegal three appendices with state-level resources contain sample of New York forms and documents; ethics codes; and surrogate's courts throughout the stateIlene S. Cooper is the author of 'Wills, Trusts, and Estates: Essential Tools for the New York Paralegal' with ISBN 9780735527850 and ISBN 0735527857.