Courtney J. Donahue Tasner Elected to the Niagara County Bar Association Board of Directors
August 31, 2023 | Press Releases
Lippes Mathias is pleased to share that Courtney J. Donahue Tasner, a partner and member of the firm’s trusts & estates practice team, has been elected to serve on the Niagara County Bar Association Board of Directors. The NCBA is a large and growing organization that serves the legal profession and local community. NCBA provides a venue for professional growth, networking and public service to the county's community.
Courtney concentrates her practice in all areas of estate administration, probate, and related Surrogate Court proceedings. Such additional proceedings include limited administration, working with the County Public Administrator, wrongful death-related estate proceedings, and contested estate proceedings. Courtney regularly assists clients and families with guardianship proceedings under the Surrogate Court Procedure Act Article 17 and 17A and the Mental Hygiene Law Article 81 adult guardianship in Supreme Court. Courtney is qualified to receive Part 36 appointments and serves as Guardian ad Litem in Surrogate’s Court, Court Evaluator, and Attorney for Incapacitated Persons under Mental Hygiene Law Article 81 in Supreme Court. Additionally, Courtney is qualified to serve as Court-appointed Referee in foreclosure matters. In addition to working with clients and families on Surrogate’s Court proceedings, Courtney has extensive experience with working with a variety of clients and families on estate planning matters. She partners with financial advisors and tax professionals in the area to ensure her clients’ estate plan is thorough and appropriate for each individual client. Such plans range from foundational estate planning with Last Will and Testaments, Health Care Proxies and Power of Attorney documents, to more advance planning with trust documents for a variety of complex planning needs including long term care planning. Courtney also works jointly with other practitioners whose clients require planning with government-approved Supplemental Needs Trusts.
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