The Law Office of William G. Goode

The Law Office of William G. Goode has built its practice primarily on word-of-mouth among our clients and the trusted referrals from our colleagues in the legal profession. We are grateful to our clients and fellow lawyers for their confidence in our law firm, and for allowing us to build our law practice into one of New York’s most successful Elder Law – Estate Planning – Probate Litigation Law – Foreclosure Defense – Civil Litigation Law Firms.

Estate Planning

Estate planning is the process of planning, organizing, arranging and anticipating during a person’s life, for the management, protection and disposal of a person’s estate during the person’s life and at and the distribution of assets after death, while minimizing or eliminating gift, estate, generation skipping transfer, and income tax. Estate planning includes planning for incapacity as well as a process of reducing or eliminating uncertainties over the administration of a probate and maximizing the value of the estate by reducing taxes and other expenses. The ultimate goal of estate planning can be determined by the specific needs and goals of the client, and may be as simple or complex as the client’s or client’s family needs dictate.

Medicaid Planning

As Medicaid Planning Attorneys we bring more to our practice than an expertise in the area of Estate Planning and Medicaid Elder Law. We understand seniors unique needs as well as the myths related to competence and aging. We will teach you how to protect your assets from Nursing Homes and Medicaid. Keep your home safe from Medicaid and creditors. Protect your money and your home and you can immediately qualify for in home medicaid. We can help you and your family negotiate with Medicaid and we can represent you and your family with Medicaid Litigation and Medicaid Fraud. Learn how to keep your heirs assets safe today. Our Attorneys offer; In Home, Or Office or In Nursing Home Consultations Available.

Probate and Administration

The Law Offices of William G. Goode is there for the families dealing with the pain from the loss of a loved one . The legal process of probate and or estate administration should not compound that pain. Let one of our probate and estate planning attorneys assist you and your family with probate, estate litigation, or forensic auditing of estate, and trust accounts.  Our attorneys are available for estate litigation of wills or trusts.  Have us review the estate accounts for misappropriations of powers of attorney, trustee, executor or executrix. Our Attorneys will help you easily navigate through the probate process by going to court to get your letters of administration.

Civil Litigation

When it comes to litigation law, the support and skilled legal counsel you need can be found at The Law Office of William G. Goode. We are committed to making every court date count, and you can always expect prompt replies to questions or communications of any kind when you hire our dedicated team. There are many different terms and processes which may be unfamiliar to you, so it will provide you with peace of mind to know our attorneys have your bases covered. The following are some of the legal proceedings we typically provide representation for:

  • Initial Case Investigation/Assessment
  • Pleadings
  • Discovery
  • Pre-Trial
  • Trial
  • Settlement
  • Appeal

Experienced and successful litigation attorneys know there is no cookie-cutter approach to cases like these. There are no guarantees or step-by-step procedures – only questions and the ability to provide the best answers. We craft our litigation methods to offer the maximum effect in the pursuit of your ideal outcomes. You can rest assured that we will represent your best interests, because your case will be in the hands of attorneys who take the time to treat you like a client instead of a case file. Call us today to find out more.

Client Value Guarantee

We guarantee that as a client of The Law Office of William G. Goode you will receive cost-effective legal services delivered in a timely manner. We promise to involve you and communicate with you regularly. We cannot guarantee outcomes, but we do guarantee your satisfaction with our service. If The Law Office of William G. Goode does not perform to your satisfaction, inform us promptly. We will resolve the issue to your satisfaction, even if it means reducing your legal fees.