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Jennifer Cona Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America

Jennifer Cona Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America©

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Jennifer Cona selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America © 2021 in the field of Elder Law Jennifer Cona exemplifies positive and progressive leadership.  As the Founder and Managing Partner of Cona Elder Law, Ms. Cona not only efficiently manages the firm but continually seeks to grow and evolve the law firm through creative […]

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Latest COVID-19 IRA Relief from the IRS

Latest COVID-19 IRA Relief from the IRS

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In a previous article, How COVID-19 has Impacted Your IRA in 2020, we explained the drastic new rules for IRAs in 2020. One of the major changes was that Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) were waived in 2020. But what if you already took some or all of your RMDs for 2020? The IRS has issued […]

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COVID-19 Estate Planning Lessons Learned

COVID-19 Estate Planning Lessons Learned

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While thankfully Long Island is gradually reopening, and the rate of new cases of COVID-19 are drastically less than when the pandemic was at its height, some experts remain concerned about a possible second wave during the fall flu season. It is therefore important to take what lessons we can from the past few months […]

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Probate Process

Let Us Guide You Through the Probate Process

Considering the enormous emotional burden associated with losing a loved one, the New York probate attorneys at Cona Elder Law will help you navigate the complex legal and financial considerations of the probate process. As an Executor, you’ll have several responsibilities and the process can be daunting, confusing, and a bit overwhelming. What is PROBATE? […]

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Coronavirus

How We Are Helping Our Clients in Response to COVID-19

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This pandemic has impacted all of us and our way of life, and Cona Elder Law has been working hand in hand with all of our clients to assist them in all aspects of personal and financial issues. Many Clients have had to have access to their important planning documents and have had to create […]

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Cona Elder Law Continues to Assist and Educate New York’s Most Vulnerable amid Global Pandemic

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Melville, NY, July 2, 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic turned the world’s attention to the most vulnerable segment of our population: our seniors. As always, Cona Elder Law was committed and laser focused on providing information, education and assistance to families struggling with both the illness and the passing of their loved ones. “We are […]

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Nursing Home Workers – The Unsung Heroes of the COVID-19 Crisis When New York State Abandoned the Nursing Home Industry

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By Dana Walsh Sivak, Esq. Nursing homes battling on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic fell victim to a series of mixed messages and misguided policies issued by the highest levels of New York’s state leadership, resulting in catastrophic loss of life among elderly New Yorkers. Nonetheless, nursing home workers rose to the challenge […]

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Our Safety Commitment to You

Our Safety Commitment to You As We Reopen on June 15, 2020

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Cona Elder Law’s priority is placing the health and safety of others above all else. Our office is reopening on Monday June 15, 2020 for all clients and their families. As the pandemic abates here on Long Island and Phase 2 permits our office to reopen we are moving forward with extreme caution and have implemented the following office policies and practices recommended by the CDC […]

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How COVID-19 has Impacted Your IRA in 2020

How COVID-19 has Impacted Your IRA in 2020

A series of new laws, regulations, and IRS guidance has drastically altered the Individual Retirement Account (IRA) and Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) landscape for 2020. Since IRAs are a core part of any estate plan, it is important to be aware of these changes. The most important change is that RMDs for 2020 have been waived. […]

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What to Do After Your Loved One has Passed

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many of us with inconceivable hardships, and for some that includes the most unfortunate circumstance; the loss of a loved one. Fortunately, our experienced attorneys are here to help you every step of the way and we recommend the following initial steps: Notify the Social Security Administration and pension providers […]

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