The Top Reasons to Plan Your Estate

February 28th, 2019 by David Goldfarb

While every adult needs a comprehensive estate plan, certain reasons make it especially important to create a plan or review an existing plan for any necessary modifications. The following are some reasons to call our elder law attorneys right away. You Have Children An estate plan will allow you to acknowledge your children and ensure […]

What Is Estate Planning?

February 14th, 2019 by David Goldfarb

Too many people think that estate planning only pertains to senior citizens and that it is only for wealthy individuals. Both are misconceptions, however, as adults of all ages can benefit from  estate planning no matter their financial situation. Every adult has an estate. Some estates involve real estate, investment accounts, and more, while others […]

The number of aging individuals of Latin American descent in New York City is increasing, and it is not expected to stop growing anytime soon. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Aging recently reported there were about 3.6 million Latin American people over the age of 65 in the United States, […]

Know the Medicare Deductibles and Premiums for 2019

January 24th, 2019 by David Goldfarb

The coming of the New Year means many things, including making resolutions, starting a new tax year, and new rates for Medicare premiums and deductibles, as announced by the federal government. Medicare benefits help many people cover the costs of long-term care and other medical treatment. However, these benefits do not always come without out-of-pocket […]

Elder Law Concerns as Alzheimer’s Rate Steadily Rises

January 17th, 2019 by David Goldfarb

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Alzheimer’s disease is currently the fifth-leading cause of death in the United States for individuals age 65 and older. About 5 million people in the U.S. live with Alzheimer’s, which is about 1.6 percent of our country’s overall population. However, a new study shows that […]

Second Marriage Planning

January 10th, 2019 by David Goldfarb

People who go through a divorce often go on to remarry in the future, which can often result in a blended family. Blended families may include children from your previous relationship, children from your new spouse’s previous relationship, and/or children that you and your spouse have or adopt together. While beginning a new family dynamic […]

The Components of an Elder Law Estate Plan

December 28th, 2018 by David Goldfarb

Elder Law Attorney in New York

Estate planning is a complicated matter, and there are certain considerations that arise when creating an estate plan for older adults. Below is some information about the basic components of an elder law estate plan. Every estate plan should be carefully tailored to an individual’s specific situation, so it’s important to talk to a New […]

Elder Law Estate Planning Issues for Women

December 21st, 2018 by David Goldfarb

Estate Planning Attorney in New York

As elder law attorneys in New York, our team has many tools to design comprehensive estate plans for our clients to preserve wealth and plan for future health issues and financial support. However, each estate plan is unique since each person’s situation is unique. We carefully evaluate the financial and physical situation of each client […]

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The Citizens Budget Commission (CBC) suggested ways to eliminate the shares of Medicaid costs paid by local governments in New York, which totals about $7 billion. A CBC report, “Still a Poor Way to Pay for Medicaid,” indicated that currently, local governments across the state commit an average of 8.6 percent of their respective annual […]

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Immigration laws allow officials to deny green cards and visas to immigrants who are likely to become a public charge in the future. While the law did not specifically define what factors could lead to this determination, immigration officers have long used the guiding principle that a public charge is someone who may likely become […]