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Answers to Your Questions About Picking an Executor

Your executor is responsible for handling the final details of your estate, such as paying off debts and distributing whatever is left to the rightful heirs and beneficiaries. It can be a difficult job if the person doesn’t have the skills necessary to handle it. Here are answers to some of the commonly asked questions […]
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Q&A: Medicaid Planning

There are many things to consider when applying for Medicaid and the process can be very confusing. It’s also important to start planning for Medicaid before you actually need to apply. Below are some frequently asked questions we hear from individuals regarding Medicaid planning and eligibility. Question: What is Medicaid? Answer: Medicaid is a Federally, […]
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Q&A: Special Needs Planning

With October being National Special Needs Law Month, it’s a good opportunity to answer some frequently asked questions regarding special needs planning. Question: What is Special Needs Planning? Answer: Special Needs Planning is a holistic approach to assisting individuals with special needs – such as physical or intellectual disabilities and their families with legal issues […]
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Inheriting Guns in New York State

In 2013, the New York State Legislature passed the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, commonly known as the NY SAFE Act, which contains several firearms regulations. Some of these provisions directly impact probate proceedings. When a firearms owner passes away, the Executor or Administrator of the decedent’s estate may legally possess the […]
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