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Estate Planning: Demise of privity: Protecting from malpractice claims

Prior to June 2010, the venerable doctrine of privity, which has been abandoned in most states across the country, served as a shield to immunize New York attorneys from malpractice claims filed by estate representatives. This protection, however, has been essentially eliminated ...