Peter Valente has built a reputation as one of the top trust and estate attorneys in the United States. He concentrates his practice on estate planning, estate and trust administration, and litigation pertaining to trusts and estates, which includes:
- preparing wills and trust agreements
- administration of estates and trusts
- settlement of trust accountings
- judicial proceedings in the surrogate's courts of the State of New York
Peter serves as a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. He has also been appointed, on numerous occasions, by the surrogate’s courts in New York City to act as guardian ad litem to protect the interests of persons under a disability in various court proceedings.
For more than 20 years, Peter has co-authored the column “Wills, Estates, and Surrogate’s Practice” in the New York Law Journal.