For more than 35 years Paul D. Feinstein and his firm, Paul D. Feinstein, P.C. have been practicing law and preparing Wills, Trusts and Probate Petitions, in addition to representing purchasers, sellers, landlords and tenants in countless real estate transactions. We have also represented sellers and buyers of businesses and professional practices.
As a boutique firm we can respond promptly to your needs, draft your Will or help you with your real estate or business issues.
Paul D. Feinstein
Paul D. Feinstein is an attorney in New York having in excess of 40 years of in depth experience in the fields of Wills, Trusts, Estates and Probate. He has prepared numerous Wills, Trusts, Probate and Administration Petitions, and has represented numerous Executors and Administrators for decedents’ estates. Paul has also owned and managed significant real properties in New York, and has represented many Realtors in the purchase, sale and leasing of real property. He enjoys the highest rating in Martindale-Hubbell, the primary national lawyers directory.
Paul has authored articles relating to estates, asset exchanges and Chapter 11 bankruptcies. He has served as Deputy New York State Attorney General, 1971 – 1974, court appointed NYS Supreme Court Receiver, Referee, Guardian and Arbitrator, as well as U.S. Court Escrow Agent and Distribution Agent for large sums of money.
James W. LaPaglia
James W. LaPaglia has been a New York attorney since 1983. A true general practitioner he has drafted wills and trusts, worked with his clients on estate administrations, has represented buyers, seller and banks in residential and commercial real estate transactions, and has substantial experience with commercial and estate litigation. Mr. LaPaglia has negotiated commercial agreements on behalf of his clients and has been a trusted advisor to his clients establishing and maintaining their businesses.
Richard L. Koral, Of-Counsel
Richard L. Koral acts as an of-counsel attorney to the firm. He has excess of 35 years of in depth experience in the fields of bankruptcy and creditor-debtor matters, as well as commercial litigation. He has authored significant articles relating to his field of practice.
Ronald Krause, Senior Legal Assistant
Ronald Krause has more than 40 years of in depth experience in the fields of Wills, Trusts, Estates and Probate. He has drafted more than 400 Wills, many containing Trusts, Probate and Administration Petitions, and has acted as Executor for many decedent’s estates. Ron prepares complex Estate Tax Returns and Accountings. He also manages real property in New York.
Loretta Machado, Senior Legal Assistant
Loretta Machado, who joined our firm in 2011, has drafted Court documents (such as Pleadings, Motions, Affidavits and Subpoenas), as well as Estate Planning documents (such as Trusts, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Healthcare Proxies, Living Wills, and Probate Petitions). She has drafted many real property documents including Contracts of sale, closing documents and Leases. Loretta has experience obtaining due diligence materials (such as Corporate certificates of good standing, real estate and title information), and has navigated through internet resources to obtain securities filings, organizing and tracking case documents and land records, and e-filing Court documents and real property transfer documents.