Ensuring Your Will Adapts To Life’s Changes
Creating a will provides a semblance of control over the unknown and reassures us that our loved ones will be taken care of. If you executed your Wills in the 1990s, they would generally still hold validity today.
Community Medicaid is a government funded, need-based program that cover’s long term care services in one’s home. This means that recipients who qualify can have a home health aide help them in their home.
Change is coming! The New York State Fiscal Year 2023 budget expands the ability for New Yorkers to qualify for Medicaid if they are 65+ years old, blind or disabled. Effective January 1, 2023, the allowable amounts for income and assets are increasing.
If your loved one needs care now or in the future, how do you pay for it? Britt Burner discusses nursing home Medicaid eligibility and requirements.
Spring is here and so is tax season. The income tax filing deadline this year is April 18, 2022.
Pursuant to New York State law, you cannot completely disinherit a spouse. A surviving spouse at the time of a decedent’s death has a statutory right to inherit an “elective share” of the deceased spouse’s assets.
When you buy a real estate with someone in New York State there are three ways you could take title: (i) as tenants in common; (ii) as joint tenants with rights of survivorship; or (iii) if married, as tenants by the entirety.
One of the most disruptive proposals put forth last year by Congress was the elimination of the tax-free basis step up at death. Luckily for many of our clients, the legislation was never enacted.
An estate planning consultation is not everyone’s idea of a good time. In some cases, people have put off estate planning for years – if not decades. Discussing the taboo triad of aging, death and money makes people uncomfortable.
Passing away without a Will is known as dying “intestate.” Many people mistakenly believe that if they die without a Will their assets go to the State.
Although cryptocurrencies like bitcoin have gone mainstream, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) were relatively unknown until 2021. You may have heard about “Bored Apes” worth tens of thousands of dollars, “CryptoKitties” breeding, or artist Beeple selling an NFT for $69 million through Christies auction house.
In The Media
Hon. Gail Prudenti Joins AHRC Nassau Foundation Board of Directors
As a member of the Board, Judge Prudenti will help advance the Foundation’s mission and ensure the long-term sustainability of programs that support children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout Long Island.November 15, 2023
Burner Prudenti Law, P.C. Recognized as Tier 1 Law Firm by Best Lawyers
We are honored to announce Burner Prudenti Law, P.C. has received a Tier 1 ranking in Elder Law in Long Island by U.S. News – Best Lawyers for the 2024 edition of “Best Law Firms.”November 2, 2023
Burner Prudenti Law Attorneys Named 2023 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
Four Burner Prudenti Law, P.C. attorneys have been included in this year’s Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists for the New York Metro area. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.September 22, 2023
Matthew Kiernan, Former Suffolk County Public Administrator, Joins Burner Prudenti Law, P.C.
Burner Prudenti Law, P.C. is pleased to announce that Matthew Kiernan, Esq., former Public Administrator of Suffolk County as appointed by the Surrogates Court, has joined the firm as Counsel.September 22, 2023
Nancy Burner and Britt Burner Recognized as 2024 Best Lawyers in America, Five Attorneys Named Ones to Watch
Nancy Burner and Britt Burner have been included in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for the practice areas of Elder Law and Trusts & Estates. This is Nancy’s tenth consecutive year being honored for Setauket, NY, and Britt’s second year being honored, this year for New York, NY.August 21, 2023
Burner Law Group Now Burner Prudenti Law, P.C.
Judge Gail Prudenti, Former Chief Administrative Judge for the State of New York, Joins the Firm, Expanding Its Trust & Estates PracticeAugust 17, 2023
Estate planning is all about preparation and ensuring that your assets are distributed in line with your wishes. It’s a comfort knowing your loved ones will be cared for just as you intend. However, life’s unpredictability sometimes throws a curveball. What if a beneficiary becomes disabled after you’ve finalized your estate plan?
Burner Law Group, P.C. has been serving Suffolk County and the greater New York area for more than 28 years. As a client-first, community-driven boutique trust and estates law firm, we know the value of growth and partnership.
Estate planning involves careful consideration of various factors to ensure that your assets are protected and distributed according to your wishes. One element that can add an extra layer of flexibility and protection to your trust is the inclusion of a Trust Protector.
Everyone knows the statistics – almost 50% of marriages in the United States end in divorce. Second and third marriages fail at an even higher rate.
Mental illness refers to a wide range of conditions that affect an individual’s mood, thinking, and behavior. These conditions can affect a person’s ability to function in daily life and can vary in severity from mild to severe.
The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated families across the United States, leaving countless people grappling with loss, grief, and unanswered questions. If you’re one of the many people who have lost a loved one to COVID-19, you may be wondering if there is any recourse you can take against the nursing home where your loved one lived.