Trusts & Estates, Guardianship, Litigation





SYLVIA E. DI PIETRO, ESQ. has practiced law in the area of estate practice and guardianship law, Article 81 and Article 83 advocacy and petitions, contested elder matters, as well as trusts and estates matters, probate, administration, accountings, guardian ad litem, complex trust and probate litigation.

In 2013, Sylvia taught the first certified course in Elder Law and Article 81 Guardianship Law as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School. In September of 2013, she was awarded the Jack Newton Lerner Award for Excellence in the Contribution to Continuing Legal Education for lawyers.  Presently, she is a member of the Guardianship Advisory Committee for the New York State Supreme Court, New York County.

Our Services

  • Full range of services in Article 81 and 83
  • Guardianship petitions advocacy
  • Elder law and contested elder matters
  • Same sex marriages
  • Mental Hygiene Law
  • Last will and testaments
  • Powers of attorney
  • Health care proxies
  • Supplemental needs trusts
  • Probate
  • Administration
  • Accountings
  • Inheritance
  • Surrogate Court proceedings
  • Trusts and estates
  • Contested complex trust and probate litigation
  • Risk management contracts and negotiations for television, theater, music and entertainment industries.

Sylvia E. Di Pietro, Esq., LLC

55 West Fourteenth Street • Suite 4H • New York, NY 10011
Phone: 212-242-8800 • Fax: 212-633-6298 • Email:

Attorney Practice Areas: Last Will & Testament, Living Trusts, Health Care Proxy, Probate, Administration, Accountings, Complex Trusts & Estate Litigation, Supplemental Needs Trusts, Same Sex Marriage, Trust Administration, Surrogate and Supreme Court proceedings, Guardian Ad Litem, Power of Attorney, Beneficiary, Inheritance, Elder Abuse,  Elder Law, Mental Hygiene Law, Guardianship, Article 81 Petitions, Risk Management Contracts, Consulting, and Radio, TV & Media Appearances.

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