Nicholas G.

Trusts & Estates



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About Nicholas

Nicholas G. Moneta’s practice is focused on trusts and estates law, including the preparation of various estate planning documents and administration of estates and trusts. He also supports the firm’s estate litigation practice through its representation of fiduciaries and beneficiaries in Surrogate’s Courts throughout the New York metropolitan area. His experience includes drafting, among other things, wills, codicils, trust instruments, and advance directives, handling various aspects of probate, accounting, and guardianship proceedings, and researching complex issues related to estates, gifts, and trusts law. Additionally, Nicholas is certified to serve on the Part 36 fiduciary list as a court-appointed Guardian ad Litem, Guardian, Court Evaluator, and Counsel for Alleged Incapacitated Persons.

Nicholas was previously a law clerk and summer associate at the firm. He was also a judicial intern for Magistrate Judge A. Kathleen Tomlinson, U.S.D.C., Eastern District of New York, and a legal intern and paralegal at Moulinos & Associates LLC.

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  • Adelphi University
  • Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Affiliations & Appointments

  • Editor-in-Chief, Trusts and Estates Law Section Journal, New York State Bar Association
  • Chair, Newsletter & Publications Committee, Trusts & Estates Law Section, New York State Bar Association
  • Vice Chairperson of the Practice & Ethics Committee, Trusts & Estates Law Section, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, Associate Membership Committee, Estate Planning Council of Nassau County
  • Member, Surrogate’s Court Estates & Trusts Committee, Nassau County Bar Association
  • Member, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section, American Bar Association
  • Member, Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of New York Chapter
  • Former Managing Editor of Articles, Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal, Vol. 34
  • Former Junior Staff Member, Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal, Vol. 33
  • Former Secretary, Hofstra Elder Law Society
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Articles & Advisories

Wealth Transfer Opportunities with Devalued Assets

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have far-reaching effects which are expected to be felt for months to come, if not…

March 27, 2020

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What Should I Expect When the Tax Abatement Runs Out on My Brooklyn Condo?

Q: I bought a condo in Brooklyn 10 years ago, and the tax abatement is set to run out in…

September 28, 2017

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Press Releases

Robert M. Harper, Edward D. Baker, Cheryl L. Erato, and Nicholas G. Moneta Receive New York State Bar Association Appointments

On January 16, 2019, Robert M. Harper began a one-year term as Chair of the NYSBA’s Trusts & Estates Law…

January 21, 2019

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Nicholas G. Moneta Joins Farrell Fritz as a First-Year Associate

Farrell Fritz is pleased to welcome Nicholas G. Moneta, a Franklin Square, NY resident, as a first-year associate. Nicholas was…

January 09, 2018

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Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

Cum Laude, Dean’s Scholar, Dean’s List, Gold Level Public Service Award, Excellence Award for Property, First Year Excellence Award for Property

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Adelphi University

Magna Cum Laude, Alexander Barnes Senior Award for Outstanding Achievement, Dean’s List