Irina Yadgarova PLLC

Irina Yadgarova

Founding Attorney

Attorney Irina Yadgarova focuses her practice on Trusts & Estates, Probate & Administration, Elder Law, and Real Estate. She is licensed to practice law in the courts of the State of New York, the State New Jersey, and the U.S. District Courts in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Ms. Yadgarova's practice encompasses all aspects of Estate Planning, Elder Law and Real Estate. She provides legal services to residents of New York and New Jersey and handles matters pertaining to Wills, Trusts & Estates and Long Term Care Planning, including, but not limited to:

  • Drafting and execution of Wills, Trusts and Advance Directives (Powers of Attorney, Health Care Proxies, etc.)
  • Simple Wills, Disclaimer Wills, Wills with Testamentary Trusts, Pour-Over Wills
  • Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts, Special Needs Trusts, Asset Protection Trusts (foreign and domestic), Life Insurance Trusts, Charitable Trusts, Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts, QTIP Trusts, Marital Trusts/Credit Shelter Trusts
  • Probate
  • Trust & Estate Administration
  • Business Succession (Buy-Sell Agreements, Family Limited Parternships)
  • Long Term Care and Medicaid Planning
  • Medicaid Qualifying Trusts, Medicaid Asset Protection Trusts
  • Real Estate transactions (purchase and sale of homes, coops and condos)
  • Guardianship Proceedings
Prior to establishing her own practice, Ms. Yadgarova worked as a wealth management attorney at UBS Wealth Management. While at UBS, she counseled the business with regard to their high net worth clientele.

Ms. Yadgarova obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, summa cum laude, from Yeshiva University and her Juris Doctor degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. While in law school, she acted as president of the Russian Speaking Law Students Alliance and wrote for the Cardozo Law Journal of Dispute Resolution.

Ms. Yadgarova is a member of the New York State Bar Association and their Trusts & Estates Law section, the Queens County Bar Association, and the Russian Speaking Business Alliance Network.

Ms. Yadgarova frequently lectures on Estate Planning and Advance Directives. Her articles on Estate Planning and Elder Law are often featured in community newspapers. She is fluent in Russian and resides in Queens, New York with her husband and three children.

Areas of Practice

  • Trusts & Estates
  • Probate & Administration
  • Elder Law
  • Real Estate
  • Wills
  • Estate Planning

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York


Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, New York
Honors: President of the Russian Speaking Law Students Alliance
Law Journal: Cardozo Law Journal of Dispute Resolution
Yeshiva University
B.A. summa cum laude
Major: Economics

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association, Trusts & Estates Law section, Member
  • Queens County Bar Association, Member
  • Russian Speaking Business Alliance Network, Member

Past Employment Positions

UBS Wealth Management, Wealth Management Attorney


Russian, English
We are dedicated to providing outstanding legal services and counsel in the areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law and Probate. Every one of our clients is guided to achieve peace of mind by creating a customized legal solution to fit their specific needs. We work diligently and effectively to achieve the right results. Discuss probate, estate planning and elder care matters with a knowledgeable New York lawyer in Queens, also serving the entire New York City metro area and Long Island. Contact us by email or at 347-699-5LAW (5529).

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