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A previous Oast & Hook article discussed the different gifting options that are available for you. These included gifts of cash, appreciated property, and real estate. This article discusses the different gifting options that are available after your...
By John G. Farinacci, Esq.
In a rather unique ceremony at the Nassau County Surrogate’s Court on December 4, 2013, Surrogate Edward W. McCarty, III ordered and presided over the physical return of an ancient Assyrian artifact from the possession...
Over the weekend the Wall Street journal ran an article on elder law
planning entitled " Inoculating
Estates From Health Costs ". While I'm always happy to see an article about
elder care planning in the news because it's such...
By Morris Klein CELA CAP |
Settlement of a class-action suit filed against HHS makes it easier for patients to continue to receive skilled care services; the settlement removes clandestine policies requiring Medicare patients to exhibit improvement...
By Liza Weiman Hanks
Dear Liza: My wife and I are the proud parents of two young boys. As a part of our estate planning we have created a Joint Living Trust and funded it with the title to our home, our life insurance policies as well as a few other...
By Jennifer F. Hillman, Esq.
Most communications between an attorney and client are privileged pursuant to New York Civil Procedure Act (“CPLR”) § 4503. There is, however, a carve-out in proceedings concerning the probate, validity...
By Bradley J. Frigon
Following several cases that challenged federal regulations, CMS published a memorandum to all Medicare Advantage Organizations and Prescription Drug Plan Sponsors regarding Medicare Secondary Payment Subrogation Rights for Part...
By Liza Weiman Hanks
Dear Liza: I am helping my friend make a Will. It’s very simple, with one heir. She wants to make sure her brother, who is her only living relative and from who she has been estranged from since they left home (she’s...