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  • Common Mistakes People Make To Avoid Probate (5/26/2017) - You have been probably warned before that you should plan your estate in such a way that it will allow your family to avoid probate proceedings. In the attempt to ...
  • Insurance Groups in NY improperly cut Home Care Hours for Elderly clients (5/16/2017) - A call was received from Senior Health Partners of Healthfirst, a managed care insurance company that has been one of the beneficiaries of Medicaid’s overhaul of long-term care for disabled ...
  • 5 Steps to Ensure Financial Stability for your Elders (4/26/2017) - As our parents and elders continue to age, the topic of retirement arises more frequently. They spent most of their adult lives working with the intention of eventually retiring securely. ...
  • Even Your Sperm Needs A Will (4/13/2017) - It may have never occurred to you before, but yes, your reproductive cells need a will. You never know what could happen within the next second of your life. One ...
  • Top 3 Reasons Why You Should Do Estate Planning (3/30/2017) - In general Estate planning is a process of managing your assets. It is created during your lifetime and can serve to minimize taxes, avoid lawsuits and properly distribute your assets. ...
  • Top 4 Reasons Why Everyone Hates Probate (3/21/2017) - Probate is the process of providing a Surrogate’s court with evidence to uphold the validity of the deceased person’s Last Will. Once the Will is validated, and probate is completed, ...
  • The Future Of Long-Term Health Care Insurance: 4 Trends to Watch Out For (3/16/2017) - With time, comes an inevitable change. In the coming years, the long-term health care insurance industry has a few new features that are to be anticipated. Insurance company executives, brokers, ...
  • Four Common Mistakes That Can Derail Your Estate Planning (3/13/2017) - As a New York Estate Planning attorney practicing in Trust and Estate field for 19 years, I see the following common estate planning mistakes. Many people draft a will with ...
  • The Rules Around Switching Attorneys (2/24/2017) - There could be many reasons as to why you would want to change attorneys. Problems may arise and you may not want their representation any further. This can include trust ...
  • More Than 50% of Americans Have No Will (2/14/2017) - Last year when Prince passed away, estate planners were shocked to find out that he didn’t execute a will. He had a reputation in the legal world for taking care ...
  • Avoiding Family Conflicts (2/2/2017) -   As an estate planning and estate litigation attorney, I’ve seen my fair share of contested wills and family disputes over who gets what. In most cases, these estate plans ...
  • 5 Fun Facts About Estate Planning (2/2/2017) -
  • 4 Steps of the Probate Process (2/2/2017) -
  • What Trump’s Presidency Means for Estate Planning (1/20/2017) - President elect Donald Trump is scheduled to take office this Friday on January 20. With every new president comes a plethora of proposed changes. Trump’s presidency will possibly have an ...
  • Estate Planning with Student Debt Loans (1/13/2017) - The average college student with student debt loans will think about an estate plan as often as he or she thinks about a retirement plan. The reality of the matter ...
  • Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds, and the Future of Their Estate (1/11/2017) - The entertainment world will definitely miss both iconic legends, Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. The unfortunate loss of both mother and daughter has left fans in disbelief and family members ...
  • What Do I Do When the Grantor Dies? (12/31/2016) - If you were appointed as Trustee of the Trust, your duties will basically be the same as an executor named in a Will would have. The major difference there is ...
  • Why Digital Assets Should Be In Your Estate Plan (12/31/2016) - Today, our society lives in a digital age. We have so much available at our fingertips that we often overlook how dependent or reliant we are on such modern technology. ...
  • 9 Rules for Asset Protection (12/20/2016) - You never know what life will throw at you, so it’s important that you prepare for the unknown and unexpected. This includes protecting your assets in an appropriate, safe, and ...
  • 8 Smart Estate Planning Steps to Help You Feel at Peace (12/11/2016) - Don’t you just hate that feeling where you can’t relax or seem to feel at ease? With the holidays coming up, it’s important to get rid of that fear. Using ...
  • 10 Reasons Why You Should Revise Your Estate Plan (12/3/2016) - Your life is always changing left and right, so it’s important that you keep up with these everyday changes. This includes updating your estate plan and making sure that it ...
  • Should I Avoid Probate? (12/3/2016) - Before we could answer the question, “Should I Avoid Probate?,” we need to understand what exactly the probate process is. Probate is the process of providing a Surrogates court with ...
  • Why Am I Being Investigated for Medicaid Fraud? (12/2/2016) - Being targeted for a Medicaid fraud investigation is never fun… we know.   However, they can be initiated for a number of reasons. The Human Resources (HRA) have an array ...
  • 10 Ways to Stay Productive (11/28/2016) - Whether we like it or not, we all procrastinate at some point whether it’s putting off household chores or preparing for that presentation in the morning. Here are some of ...
  • 9 Small Things to Be Thankful For (11/23/2016) - With Thanksgiving around the corner, we’re all thinking about what we’re thankful for. We often think about the big things like loved ones, good health, and good fortune, but what ...