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Lindsay G. Godt, Associate

Lindsay G. Godt is an associate at Katz, Bernstein & Katz, LLP.

Lindsay’s areas of practice include Estate Planning and Estate Administration. She advises clients in structuring estate plans, drafting wills, revocable trusts and all types of irrevocable trusts. She also assists clients with estate administration, handling probate of the will, and transfer of assets. Lindsay previously served as Associate Counsel for the New York State Senate, with a broad range of responsibilities, including counsel oversight of preliminary legislative and legal research, with a particular focus on statutory analysis. She also worked at the New York County Surrogate's Court where she reviewed case files and litigation documents for probate proceedings and will contests, and worked with staff attorneys to draft opinions for the surrogate. With that highly specialized experience, Lindsay is uniquely qualified to identify and avoid potential probate and will contest issues. Her experience within the Court system will help to effectively expedite and successfully resolve any estate administration matters. Lindsay is also a certified guardian, court evaluator, and attorney for alleged incapacitated persons. Lindsay attended the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history. She then pursued her legal studies at Touro Law School from which she obtained her Juris Doctorate degree. Lindsay is admitted to practice in New York.

Education:
Touro Law School - J.D., (2008)
Syracuse University - B.A., (2005)

Professional Affiliations:

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association, Trusts & Estates Section
  • Member, Nassau County Bar Association, Trusts & Estates Section
  • Member, Suffolk County Bar Association, Surrogate's Court Section
  • Member, Suffolk County Estate Planning Council
     


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