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Holiday Family Gatherings Are A Time to Assess Older Loved Ones


Published in The Long Island Press, on and  Holiday family gatherings are not just good for catching-up; they are an opportunity to assess your older loved one’s status and needs. Certain clues can reveal a decline in mental or physical abilities. Here are some things to look out for: Physical Appearance and Household […]

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The Difference Between Elder Law and Estate Planning Attorneys

As published in the Long Island Press, on and  Elder Law is a very specific field of law. Almost all Elder Law attorneys practice Estate Planning but most Estate Planning Attorneys DO NOT practice Elder Law. Elder Law and Estate Planning go hand-in-hand. Both are focused on planning ahead and maintaining decision-making and […]

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COVID Wake-up Call: Young Families Realize the Importance of Estate Planning

As published in Long Island Press, on and  Jill’s husband Rob fell critically ill with Covid and was on a ventilator. They did not have wills, and by the time they sought to have a will drafted for Rob, he passed away before it was signed. The laws of intestacy controlled the distribution […]

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Estate Planning at Every Age: You’re Never Too Young or Too Old to Plan


Published by Schneps Media on and  Estate planning is important at every age. The type of planning required is different across the generations, such as during the earning and accumulating years, during the planning years in which a family is growing, and during the protecting years as a person approaches retirement and beyond. […]

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Probate & Estates Unscrambled


Published in Long Island Press and Dan’s Papers. Coping with the death of a loved one is the most difficult life event we will ever have to face and it can be even more difficult when you are the executor or administrator of your loved one’s estate. Managing the seemingly countless tasks involved can be […]

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