Margaret Graf Linsner

Attorney and Counselor at Law

Practice Areas

Real Estate

For over 29 years, Margaret has represented clients in residential purchases & sales of all real estate, including  homes, lake houses, rental properties, commercial real estate, farm land & vacant parcels. Margaret is a Community Bank, N.A. bank attorney for residential real estate closings and a Steuben Trust Company bank attorney for commercial loans. Margaret is an authorized title examiner for Stewart Title Insurance Co.  Margaret has handled the purchase and sale of numerous homes on Conesus Lake for her entire career.

Estates

For many years, Margaret has assisted families and individuals in Western New York with Estate filings and legal representation for various Estates, including Probate, Administration and Voluntary Administration proceedings. Margaret has options available for the payment of attorney fees for representation. Margaret’s representation has extended from Livingston County to all upstate New York counties.

Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning

Margaret has represented families & individuals in Estate Planning, including drafting of Wills, Trusts, Power of Attorneys, Living Wills & Health Care Proxies. Margaret consults with families to advise about protection of assets and Medicaid planning.

Divorce Mediation

Margaret is a trained Mediator and has assisted many couples and families with Divorce or Separation Mediation.  Mediation saves time, effort and money and can keep you out of Court.  Margaret can provide Mediation for any matter, but concentrates on Mediation for Divorce, Separation, Custody disputes and Child Support matters.

Custody

Margaret has effectively represented clients in custody and visitation matters. She has participated in numerous trials, representing parents seeking custody and visitation with their children.

Child Support

Margaret has represented many clients in child support court for over 29 years. She has assisted in matters involving parties seeking child and spousal support and those having to pay support.

Adoption

Margaret has represented clients in private placement, step-parent and partner adoptions.

Business Formation

Margaret has represented many organizations and individuals with the formation of corporations, partnerships and Limited Liability Corporations.

Divorce

Since 1992, Margaret has represented individuals in contested and uncontested divorce actions. In recent years, Margaret has concentrated her practice in assisting in uncontested divorces and encouraging mediation and settlement.
Margaret Graf Linsner, Attorney and Counselor at Law

About Margaret

Margaret’s current law practice includes representation in all real estate matters in Western New York, estate matters, wills, trusts, estate planning, divorce, divorce mediation, family court matter (custody, visitation, child support, adoption), business formation and personal injury/accident referrals.
Education
1991 Graduate Washington and Lee University Law School 1984 Graduate LeMoyne College, B.S. Business Marketing; teaching degree
Associations
Livingston County Bar Association New York State Bar Association Livingston County Chamber of Commerce New York State Magistrate’s Association Livingston County Magistrate’s Association Learn More About Margaret
Experience
General Practice Attorney for over 29 years Judge for the Town of Livonia since November 2016
Community Involvement
Coaching (13+ years) 4-H Leader (13 years) Cub Scout Leader Cornell Cooperative Extension 4-H Advisory Board Member (former) Hemlock Fair 4-H Judge St. Matthew Catholic Church Lay Trustee (former) Volunteer for Numerous Local Charities

Staff

Geri Primeaux

Paralegal & Office Manager

Geri has been a paralegal with Margaret since August 2001. She supervises all real estate transactions, including bank closings, purchases/sales of home and land. Geri assists with business formations, divorces and family court matters.

Karen Rohr Schuster

Secretary

Karen has worked with the office since February 2016. She handles all billing matters and assists with the setup of real estate files. Karen also assists with numerous administrative tasks.

Vanessa Buckholz

Real Estate Secretary

Vanessa assists with real estate closings, concentrating on clients who are selling their homes. She is responsible for post-closing real estate matters.

Lisa Bloser

Secretary

Lisa is the main receptionist as well as assists with estate matters, including setting up appointments for wills, trusts & estate planning. She also assists with adoptions and other family court matters.

Contact The Office of Margaret Graf Linsner

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