SOURCE: BlumbergExcelsior Inc.

January 15, 2008 14:53 ET

BlumbergExcelsior Releases, Online Probate Filing in New York State

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - January 15, 2008) - BlumbergExcelsior Inc., the leading supplier of legal forms for New York State, has introduced, an online service that produces a complete set of the Official Forms to obtain Letters Testamentary and Administration in any county in New York.

The rejection rate of probate filings in some Surrogate's Courts is as high as 50%. E-Probate substantially reduces the possibility of rejection by guiding the user through the probate application process with on-screen instructions, hyperlinked help and an online manual. E-Probate also reduces the time to produce the forms since information for each party is entered only once and then the program auto-fills all the required forms.

According to Bob Blumberg, President and CEO, "By reducing rejections and the time to prepare probate documents, E-Probate enables attorneys to do more work in less time, increasing their ability to make money." Blumberg further stated, "Pro se filers and the courts will also benefit from the program's guidance and filing efficiency. Probate applications by pro se filers have a higher rate of rejection and court clerks often have to spend substantial time providing assistance. E-Probate guides the filer through a simple, step-by-step process to ensure an accurate and complete probate application the first time."

To ensure accuracy, law offices can e-mail the information to the client for review and sign-off before filing the application with the court. The data is retained in a secure, password-protected database allowing immediate access for review, revision and printing of probate forms. E-Probate is especially useful for mobile lawyers since they can work from any location with an internet connection. The service eliminates the need for the lawyer to purchase, install and maintain software. E-Probate produces a paid invoice containing the decedent's name so that the service charge can be recovered from the client. The introductory cost until 3/31/08 for E-Probate is $49.95 per case entered.

For more information about online probate filing in New York State contact BlumbergExcelsior at 800 221-2972 ext. 565, email or visit or

BlumbergExcelsior Inc., established in 1887, is the leading supplier of paper and online legal forms in New York. Blumberg forms are respected by courts and attorneys for ease of use and the breath of practice areas covered. Blumberg legal forms include tenant and landlord forms, power of attorney, DBA forms and hundreds more. Online applications include New York Incorporation Online, New York LLC Formation Online, New York Statement of Networth, New York Divorce, Bankruptcy Filings, HUD-1 Settlement Statements, Official US Immigration Forms, Severance Agreements and Corporate Representation Service.

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