Trustee, Guardian, Power of Attorney – Who Has More Power in New York?

In the world of estate planning and asset management, there are three important roles to make note of; trustee, guardian, and a power of attorney. The responsibilities that come with these roles include managing Medicaid eligibility, guardianships, trusts, and ensuring the financial stability of those Read More …

The Case of Britney Spears’ Conservatorship

The spotlight on Britney Spears’ fight to end her conservatorship has turned a public eye on a fraught and urgent situation. The pop star requested to end the ostensibly oppressive legal arrangement under which her father controls all of her finances and personhood. For the Read More …

Estate Essentials: What Do I Include in My Explanatory Letter?

When most people think of a will, likely the first thing that comes to mind is a set of instructions or wishes about how one’s assets should be distributed after their death. While this is certainly an integral part of any will and therefore, estate Read More …

What Will Happen With Jeffrey Epstein’s $577 Million Estate?

Where Will Jeffery Epstein’s Million Dollar Estate Go? On August 8th, Jeffery Epstein signed his will– and then committed suicide two days later. Epstein, a financer and registered sex offender, was being held in a Manhattan jail cell based on sex-trafficking and conspiracy charges that Read More …

Planning for Retirement – 9 Things to Consider Before Leaving the Workforce

When we first start the journey of our career, we never really consider a 401k plan or anything of the sort. Retirement feels like a vague, distant concept rather than something that will actually happen someday. Yet, it is almost as if we blink and Read More …

One Day Here, Next Day Gone: How A Micro Estate Plan Protects Our Children

As we grow older, we do not necessarily want to think about the end that is drawing near. As a result, we often choose to delay estate planning because it is a sign to us that our time here on earth is coming to an Read More …

Accounting for Intellectual Property in Estate Planning

There is no doubt that wills and trusts are an indispensable part of any estate plan. They are an essential tool for protecting one’s assets and often include tangible assets, such as real estate, automobiles, furniture, and other valuable items, legally referred to as “real” Read More …