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Medicaid Planning in New York with an Elder Law Attorney

Medicaid Planning in New York with an Elder Law Attorney

Nursing homes can cost a fortune for the average American. Nursing home costs vary from state to state and also depend on your exact location. In New York City nursing homes are estimated to cost around $136,000 annually. Unfortunately, Medicare may not cover the entire cost of long-term care should it become necessary and a […]

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Steps To Take To Plan Ahead

Preparing for future disability or death can be an overwhelming experience. However, it is important to remember that no one is immortal and in this day and age where we have several types of assets which can range from property that we own, bank accounts, life insurance policies, to IRA’s that we plan ahead for […]

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Do I Need An Estate Plan?

Manhattan, Forest Hills, & Brooklyn Estate Planning Attorney Contrary to popular belief, everyone has an estate. Your estate comprises of everything you own, which does not just mean a house. It includes your assets, personal items, any real estate and business interests you own, etc. Other than retirement accounts and life insurance policies which require […]

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How to protect your Life Insurance from being taxed

When the owner of a Life Insurance Policy passes away the proceeds from the policy are not subject to income-tax however the proceeds can be included as part of the taxable estate of the deceased.   If the total amount of your estate is greater than the federal or state tax exemption than your policy […]

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