Blog Posts in December, 2011

  • Estate Planning is Crucial for LGBT Community in New York

    || 30-Dec-2011

    Elder law and estate planning are important to many New York residents. These topics are for everyone, regardless of sexual orientation. For many in the LGBT community, these issues are becoming important as they reach retirement age. In a recent study, it was revealed that gays and lesbians in the millions will be reaching age 65 during the next two decades. Many of those people are worried about ...
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  • In New York probate and estate administration, there is typically someone appointed either by the court or through the wishes of the deceased who is supposed to act on behalf of the estate. That includes ensuring that the heirs receive what is rightfully theirs, and that rightful claims against the estate are satisfied. To help illustrate this, it may well be worthwhile to examine the actions of ...
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  • Estate Planning Tax Tips that May Be a Limited Time Offer

    || 16-Dec-2011

    New York residents with significant assets or accumulated wealth may want to take advantage of current tax breaks when it comes to their financial affairs. With Congress ready to find ways and means to generate revenue into a flailing economy, the tax breaks to the wealthy including those pertaining to estate planning, may be the first on their chopping block. Many professionals in the field of ...
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  • Estate of Wealthy Heiress in Will Contest

    || 11-Dec-2011

    On May 24, 2011, a wealthy and reclusive New York millionaire passed away leaving behind a $400 million estate. However, many questions have been raised, and allegations of wrongdoing have been leveled against the attorney and accountant for the deceased woman. Moreover, it now appears that the family of the woman may initiate a will contest following the discovery of a second will. The wealthy ...
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