In the United States, laws vary widely from state to state. For example, speed limits are set higher or lower depending upon the state.
Some states allow a car to make a right turn on red, some do not. In some states the person in a rotary has the right of way, while in others the person entering the rotary has the right of way.
Laws regarding wills, trusts, the elderly and estates also change considerably from one state to another. If you and your family live in New York, seek out legal counsel that is familiar with New York trusts, wills and elder care laws.
Developing a trust or estate plan that is not applicable in the state in which the property is located will almost certainly be unsuccessful, and can be frustrating for all involved.
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