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Frank W. Streng, White Plains Estate Litigation Lawyer

Frank W. Streng


Professional Profile

As co-chair of our Trusts & Estates group and Surrogate’s Court Litigation group, Frank W. Streng is a noted Surrogate’s Court practitioner and has been involved in significant litigated trust and estate matters in the Surrogate’s Court in Westchester County and throughout the region. He and other lawyers at the firm represent fiduciaries (executors, trustees and guardians) and actual or prospective beneficiaries of estates and trusts in a variety of contested proceedings, including, but not limited to, Will & Trust Contests; Property Turnover Proceedings; Fiduciary Removal Proceedings; Contested Accountings; Spousal Rights Proceedings; Kinship Proceedings; and Will or Trust Construction Proceedings.

Frank is also a frequent lecturer before many community and professional groups on the subject of estate planning and other issues. Click speaking engagements for a partial list of some of Frank’s speaking engagements before various professional groups. Click at news for items of news for Frank published on our web site.

Frank has also received a peer review rating of AV®Preeminent on Martindale-Hubbell®.

Frank has also been recognized as a New York Super Lawyer in the areas of Estate & Trust Litigation and Estate Planning & Probate.


Areas of Experience

  • Surrogate’s Court settlements and litigation
  • Estate Planning, Drafting of Wills and Trust Agreements
  • Lifetime tax planning to minimize estate, gift, income and generating-skipping taxes
  • After-death tax planning to minimize estate, gift, fiduciary and generation-skipping taxes
  • Elder law issues, including Medicaid Planning to preserve assets from creditors and to enable clients to obtain eligibility for Medicaid
  • Asset Protection Planning

Significant Matters & Cases

Frank has been involved with some of the more complex cases in Surrogate's Court, in Westchester and beyond. Click at representative matters for a description of some of Frank's work.

Professional & Community Involvement

Journals, Publications & Outlines

Frank is a published author and has written and submitted outlines for numerous State and Local bar association programs. Click at publications & outlines for a description of some of these written materials. Frank was also a member of the Syracuse Law Review (Notes and Comments Editor, 1981 - 1982).


Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • United States Tax Court

Contact Me

If you think you may require the assistance of Frank Streng in any matter, email (fstreng@mccarthyfingar.com) or phone him (914-385-1022) with any question you may have.