NY Elder Law Attorney & Estate Planning Attorney
Serving NYC, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Staten Island, Manhattan in New York
The Law Office of Inna Fershteyn and Associates, P.C. is a leading Elder Law, Trust and Estate Planning law firm based in Brooklyn, NY serving the greater New York and New Jersey area. Over a period of 19 years in practice, we have established high legal standards which we work hard to maintain. A hard working, compassionate elder law attorney in NY, Inna Fershteyn is the Principal trust and estate planning attorney in the firm.
Her practice focuses on all aspects of estate planning and elder care law such as: asset protection, trust formation, medicaid planning including pooled income trusts and home care aid medicaid applications, medicaid fraud, business continuation planning, probate and administration of estates, nursing home planning, guardianship proceedings, and estate litigation.
Our practice areas span estate planning, estate probate / administration and elder law:
|Wills and Trusts||Estate Planning||Asset Protection|
|Medicaid Planning||Elder Law||Guardianship|
|Medicaid Fraud||NY Will Probate||Fair Hearings|
Who We Serve: Our office serves people in all Five Boroughs as well as the entire Tri-State area. Our expertise allows us to provide excellent service in drafting trusts, wills and other estate planning documents. Our services also includes medicaid planning and assets protection for senior citizens. We are also very successful in serving executors and estate administrators in Surrogate's Court proceedings.
Experience With Local NYC Court Systems: Our office is closely involved with New York Surrogate's Courts of all five boroughs in assisting our clients with probate, administration and other estate administration matters.
How We Help You
A comprehensive approach to estate and elder law planning. Plan and manage the assets you have spent a lifetime building. Minimize your tax burden. Create a long term care plan. And maintain what your family has built.
With two decades of experience, our estate planning attorney and elder lawyer understands and is sensitive to your individual circumstances and the unique complexities each family may face. Our Principal elder care attorney handles all of your elder law and estate planning matters, helping you:
- Protect your assets from rising nursing home costs
- Prepare and strategically utilizing elder law estate planning tools such as revocable and irrevocable trusts and wills
- Prepare home care aid Medicaid applications and set up Home Health Care Aid services
Prepare Pooled Income Trust applications if your income is above Medicaid Income Level requirements
- Assist with the legal process of Article 81 Adult Guardianship Proceedings
- Provide comprehensive medicaid planning to keep assets separate from the State
- Answer estate planning questions you may have
- Preserve assets and save on Estate Taxes
- Set up an Estate Plan and Elder Care plan for your family
Our New York City elder law attorneys are uniquely qualified to help you, your family and senior citizens in the NYC area whether you need help setting up a trust or will for yourself or you are dealing with the fine details of health care planning and medicaid for a parent.
Why Elder Law Planning
Why Elder Law estate planning? At any age, life can be unpredictable, whether you are talking about adult children looking after or directly taking care of an elderly parent or Senior citizens themselves, who face countless challenges everyday to ensure they have the income/money, healthcare and everyday needs to live happily. Dealing with and planning individual care and a Senior's estate is a big responsibility. So plan ahead.
Elder law is an estate planning process that takes into account your assets, your resources, plans for your retirement as well as your long term care plan and puts aside enough resources for comfortable retirement. This estate planning process helps you protect your assets today as well as maintain control over your future tomorrow.
Our difference: At the Law Offices Of Inna Fershteyn, our main areas of practice is Elder Care Law, Estate Planning and Wills, Trusts & Estate Law. We work with your family's Estate Planning needs and pay specific attention to the specialized needs of older adults, providing senior legal assistance on a wide range of needs starting from medical health care planning to estate and trust planning (e.g. pooled income trusts, medicaid applications, and nursing home planning that can give you access to public assistance benefits).
Wills, Trusts And Estate Planning Attorney
Drafting a will is an important step for individuals of virtually any age so that your wishes are known and documented. Estate planning on your own terms also means handling your tax planning properly so that you aren't paying more Federal or New York State estate taxes than is necessary. There are many tax planning instruments at your disposal when you plan in advance, using New York estate law to your benefit. Your attorney will help you use the estate planning tools that make sense for your individual situation.
As a New York estate planning attorney for almost 20 years, Inna Fershteyn will also be able to recommend which trusts can be set up to properly protect assets and improve how you transfer and maintain wealth within your family. Trusts help avoid the time consuming and emotionally difficult process of probate.
We prepare the following types of Trusts: Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts. First-Party Special Needs Trusts (Self-Settled), Third-Party Supplemental Needs Trusts and Pooled Income Trusts.
We help answer questions like:
1. What is the difference between Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts?
2. What is the difference between a Trust and a Will?
2. What can be transferred into the Trust?
3. How long does the probate take?
4. Can I add my child's name to the deed and bank account to assure that he will receive it after my death?
Every client is unique from his or her interests, problems, and legal needs. We are dedicated to providing each client with the best possible service. We work closely with them to develop a legal strategy that focuses on achieving these goals. We want to help each and every client avoid negative consequences and take the worrying out of unprotected assets, estate planning, wills, trusts, Medicaid fraud, Medicaid planning, and elder law. Let a qualified local elder law firm that concentrates in serving clients throughout New York including New York City (Brooklyn, Manhattan, Bronx, Queens Staten Island and Long Island) and the surrounding Tri-State area guide you through the stressful process and help you reach peace of mind. We will be there to walk you through the process one step at a time.
What Recent Clients Have To Say:
“In all honesty 5 stars simply isn’t enough for Inna Fershteyn’s Law Office.”
“she has a thorough knowledge of the Elder Law, impeccable reputation and reliability, and empathy and kindness to her clients.”
“she has an extensive legal knowledge base to draw from coupled with a quick, creative mind that facilitates solutions that other attorneys may not see.”
Our office brings a competitive spirit and dedicated attention to each case and provides an individual approach to every client. We are licensed in New York and New Jersey.
We are listed among "The Best 10 Lawyers near Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, NY" (source)
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