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Peters-Lawston, Bonnie
P.O. Box 317 Long Island, NY
Phone: (877) 581-8498 (Toll Free, 24/7)
Fax: (866) 431-0045


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Lawyer Overview

Long Island New York Estate and Probate Lawyer Serving all of, Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Westchester and also the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens, New York

Let us help you help your self and your family. Special discounts are afforded to Senior Citizens and those in need. Home consultations are available. Second Office Location Eastern Long Island in Ridge, New York

Bonnie Lawston and her staff are committed to helping you develop your estate plan, protect your assets, and carry out your plans to provide for your family after your passing.

Bonnie Lawston can assist you with the careful planning necessary to define your estate plan, develop the documents necessary to achieve your objectives, and then when, the time comes, carry out the administration of your estate to effectively provide for your family members according to your wishes.

Ms. Lawston handles all types of Estate matters from Probating Simple Wills and the Administration of those small Estates to Large complex Estates over Millions of dollars as well as Complex Trusts.  She will assist you as the Executor, Administrator or Trustee and make sure that not only do you fulfill all your fiduciary duties but that you understand each step as the process unfolds.  It's important that we help provide as much information as we can so that you are comfortable with our services and your decisions regarding your loved one's estates and most of all their wishes.

We will insure that your assets pass according to your desires. We work with you to protect your assets and make sure that they pass on with the least amount of expense and exposure to tax liability.

Bonnie is an experienced attorney and litigator. She is a certified member of the Guardian ad Litem Panel for Surrogate's Court both in Nassau and Suffolk County. She is also a certified member of the 18B Family and Criminal Court Panel for Suffolk County Courts, as well as a member of the Referee Panel for Nassau and Suffolk County.

For most of her career she has been involved in Estate planning, drafting and execution of Wills, Trusts and related documents as well as extensive administration of probates and administration proceedings for decedents and their families. She has years of experience in selling and buying real estate, homes and businesses which is a great asset for the Estate and its heirs. She can always be reached on weekends, evenings, and holidays, and everyone of her client's receives her personal attention.

Ms. Lawston and her office are committed to serving you.

Areas of Practice

  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Trust Administration
  • Estate Administration
  • Elder Planning
  • Wills/ Living Wills/Trusts
  • Real Estate
  • DUI/DWI/Traffic Violations
  • Personal Injury/Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Slip & Fall/Dog Bites

West Practice Categories

Criminal Law, DUI/DWI, Felonies, Misdemeanor, Traffic Violations, White Collar Crimes, Elder Law, Trusts, Wills, Family Law, Child Support, Divorce, Personal Injury -- Defense, Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Defense, Slip and Fall -- Defense, Wrongful Death -- Defense, Personal Injury -- Plaintiff, Probate & Estate Administration, Estate Administration, Real Estate Law


Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1993
  • New York, 1994

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Suffolk County and Nassau County Guardian Ad Litem Panel for Surrogates Court (Certified Member-Guardian Ad Litem)
  • 18B Criminal Law and Family Law Panel for Suffolk County (Certified Member)
  • Referee Panel for Nassau and Suffolk County (Certified Member)


  • Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Huntington, New York, 1992
  • Long Island University- CW Post Campus, Brookville, NY
    Major: Criminal Justice Law