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What is a No Contest Clause in a Will?

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Sue and John have three children.  Although once a close family, they have been estranged from their son, Tim, for the past ten years because of a deteriorating relationship with […]

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New Retirement Plan Laws: What You Need to Know

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In late December, the SECURE 2.0 Act was signed into law which continues the overhaul of the nation’s retirement system that began in 2019. There are several notable provisions which […]

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Can You Trust Your Trust?

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Published in the Long Island Press, longislandpress.com, and danspapers.com. There are many kinds of trusts, each with a different purpose, such as asset protection, minimizing estate taxes, and avoiding probate. […]

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Health Care Proxy: A Must for College Age Children

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As published in the Long Island Press, on longislandpress.com and danspapers.com Imagine this scenario: You are the parent of a college student. Your telephone rings one evening and on the other […]

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What is the Difference Between a Will and Living Will?

Legal terms and legal document names can often be confusing. You might think that a Will and a Living Will, both having “Will” in the name, would be similar, but […]

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Medicaid Home Care Coordination Services

As published in the Long Island Press, on longislandpress.com and danspapers.com Alice needed a home health care aide for some time before she finally allowed her daughter Susan to take […]

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Spring Cleaning: Time to Review Your Estate Plan

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As published in the Long Island Press, on longislandpress.com and danspapers.com. Spring is a great time to review your estate plan. Here is a checklist to help you review your […]

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National Healthcare Decisions Day: Do You Have Advance Directives?

As published in the Long Island Press, longislandpress.com, and danspapers.com A person with capacity can communicate their wishes to medical professionals regarding their health care decisions, but what happens if […]

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Non-probate Assets: Are Your Beneficiary Designations Up to Date?

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As published in the Long Island Press, longislandpress.com, and danspapers.com Up-to-date beneficiary designations are an important part of maintaining the health of your overall estate plan. When naming a beneficiary […]

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Asset Protection Planning: Preserving Your Assets and Protecting Your Family

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As Published in Long Island Press, longislandpress.com and danspapers.com If you’re like most people, you worked hard all your life, raised a family, and provided a leg-up for your children. […]

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