How to Plan for Estate Tax Changes

Recently, the federal estate tax has been popping up in headlines. While not usually subject to such buzz, the federal estate tax can have important implications for many Americans. Did you know that there are proposed changes that would significantly reduce the federal estate Continue reading

Retirement Tips If the Capital Gains Tax Changes

An important part of responsible retirement planning is taking into consideration the impact taxation may have on your retirement resources. Without proper planning, taxes can eat up a big chunk of retirement savings you may have been counting on to support yourself through your Continue reading

What You Need to Know About New York’s New Power of Attorney Law

Did you know that, on June 13, 2021, the New York Statutory Short Form Power of Attorney (POA) goes into effect? The new law brings significant changes to New York’s requirements for how to validly execute a POA as well as to the POA form itself. 

While a POA validly executed prior Continue reading

Tips on Caring for an Older American During the Pandemic

Did you know that 40% of Americans serve as the caretaker for an adult family member? Serving as a caretaker can be both a rewarding and a stressful role. This past year, living through a pandemic, has added some unique challenges for caretakers. If you are a caretaker, or know Continue reading

Why You Need an Elder Law Attorney in Addition to an Estate Planning Attorney

Do estate planning attorneys and elder law attorneys practice the same type of law? Estate planning typically involves end of life planning for the disposition of assets. Thus, many people are under the assumption that elder law, because it addresses people in the later years of Continue reading

5 Elder Care Planning Tips Everyone Needs This National Elder Law Month

This May we will be celebrating National Elder Law Month. Our goal, as elder law attorneys, is to ensure that all of our clients and their loved ones can find and gain access to the right long-term care for them. Finding long-term care, however, is just one part of the equation. Continue reading