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Benefits of a Living Trust vs Will

5 Benefits of a Living Trust

As your loved ones begin to age, it becomes the prime time to begin or follow up on your estate ...
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The Importance of Advance Care Directives

The Importance of Advance Care Directives

An Advance Care Directive details an individual’s wishes regarding their healthcare in the case that they become incapacitated and are ...
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Does a will take priority over a prenup?

Does a will take priority over a prenup?

Drafting a Will As individuals begin to age, they begin thinking about their future and are concerned that once they ...
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When Is It Too Late to Create a Will, Trust or POA in NY?

When Is It Too Late to Create a Will, Trust or POA in NY?

A common misconception in society is that there is a perfect time for everything. However, that perfect time never seems ...
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Can I Make Changes to An Existing Trust?

Can I Make Changes to An Existing Trust?

A trust allows a third party, typically known as the trustee to hold assets on behalf of the beneficiary. This ...
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Which Assets Must Go Through Probate in NY?

Which Assets Must Go Through Probate in NY?

The NY Probate Process aims to prove the validity of an individual’s Last Will and Testament. A will is a ...
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What is probate and estate administration?

What is the Probate and How Can It Be Avoided Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic?

What is Probate? Probate is the process of proving the validity of a decedent's Last Will and Testament in the ...
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4 Reasons to Review Your Will

4 Reasons to Review Your Will

A will is an extremely important document that dictates your plans in regards to your medical healthcare and your financial ...
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Can my will still be valid if I move to another state?

Can my will still be valid if I move to another state?

A will is a legal document that serves to outline your wishes in regards to how you would like your ...
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What are some things you can and can’t do as a designated Power of Attorney in NY?

What are some things you can and can’t do as a designated Power of Attorney in NY?

A power of attorney gives an individual the right to act on your behalf. There are four types of power ...
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Executor does not follow Decedent's wishes

What Can I Do If The Executor of the Will does not follow the Decedent’s wishes?

As individuals continue to age they are encouraged to consider creating a plan for their future that entails exactly how ...
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Not Drafting a Power of Attorney and Health Care Proxy Amidst Pandemic

Breaking News: “They are dying alone”: Why a healthcare proxy and power of attorney is a MUST for your parents During COVID-19 Pandemic?

It’s February 1, 2020.  New York is in the midst of the Northeastern Blizzard of 2021 and the state of ...
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Misplaced my father’s will

What if I can’t find a will my late father wrote?

In order to best be prepared for any situation in life, it is always important to create a plan and ...
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Negative Consequences of Not Having an Estate Plan

What will happen if you don’t have an estate plan?

An estate plan is key to guaranteeing that all of your best interests are met when the time comes. The ...
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Making Changes to an Existing Will in NY

Can You Change or Cancel an Existing Will in NY?

A will is a legal document that serves to outline your wishes in regards to how you would like your ...
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Impact of Covid-19 Stimulus Check on Medicaid Eligibility

How Your Stimulus Check Affects Medicaid Eligibility in NY?

The Covid-19 pandemic has been extremely detrimental not only to the wellbeing and health of the public, but has enhanced ...
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Essential Estate Planning Tips for the Upcoming New Year 10 Essential Estate Planning Tips for 2021

10 Essential Estate Planning Steps for 2021

Tips 1&2- Prepare for Your Future by Drafting a Will and Selecting an Executor Drafting a will is essential to ...
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Holiday Season is the Perfect time to Guide your Loved Ones through the Estate Planning Process

How to Discuss Estate Planning with Your Loved Ones This Holiday Season?

How to discuss estate planning with your loved ones this holiday season? With the holiday season coming around and the ...
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Time to Consider Creating a Will- Even if you are a Wealthy Young Individual

Why do Rich Young People Die Without a Will?

Young Individuals Seem to Believe Life is Endless: Young members of society are constantly focused on the present and the ...
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The Right Time to begin the Elder Care Planning Process Commonly Asked Questions- NY Elder Law Attorney

5 Commonly Asked Questions – NY Elder Law Attorney

The prospect of aging can be quite a stressful experience, as it is time to consider plans for your future ...
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