Frank J. Gobes

Partner

Mr. Gobes focuses his practice on Trusts and Estates, including, but not limited to, Surrogate’s Court litigation such as Will & Trust Contests, Property Turnover Proceedings, Fiduciary Removal Proceedings, Contested Accountings, Spousal Rights Proceedings, Kinship Proceedings and Will or Trust Construction Proceedings.  He is also a Certified Public Accountant and does extensive Estate Planning and Asset Protection Planning, estate tax returns, and lifetime tax planning to minimize estate, gift and income taxes.  Mr. Gobes is also experienced in Elder Law issues, including Medicaid Planning to preserve assets from creditors and obtain eligibility for Medicaid.

Mr. Gobes is a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Estate Litigation and the Westchester County Bar Association’s Trust and Estate Law Section.

Mr. Gobes is the author of numerous articles on wills, estate planning and litigation which have been published in the New York Law Journal.  He has also presented many lectures to community and professional groups on the aforesaid topics.

Education

  • New York Law School, J.D., 1989
  • Pace University, B.B.A., 1980

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section
  • Westchester County Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section