Estate and Elder Law

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The Digital Age of Estate Planning
Posted on 29 Jul 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

By Linda B. Hirschson and Shifra Herzberg The proliferation of technology has moved communication, banking, networking, games, photos and music to the digital arena. In this Emerging Issues Analysis, Linda B. Hirschson, a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig's... Read More

A Matter of Convenience: From Bank Accounts to Real Property
Posted on 11 Jun 2015 by John G. Farinacci

By John G. Farinacci Estate litigators see a wide variety of disputed issues since the affairs of decedents are as diverse as the types of people they were during their lives. However, we also see many of the same or similar fact patterns. One of these... Read More

Jennifer F. Hillman: Inheritance Rights of Posthumously Conceived Children in New York State
Posted on 10 Jul 2014 by Jennifer Hillman

By: Jennifer F. Hillman, Esq. Medical technology continues to advance at a rapid pace. Since the first “test tube” baby was born on July 25, 1978, the field of artificial reproduction has blossomed. According to the United Stated Department... Read More

John G. Farinacci: Abandonment Cases in Surrogate’s Court Present Difficult Factual Issues
Posted on 18 Feb 2014 by John G. Farinacci

By John G. Farinacci Naturally, abandonment and failure to meet support obligations are two grounds upon which an otherwise lawful heir can be disqualified from inheriting in New York as in most other jurisdictions. EPTL 5-1.2. Failure to support is... Read More