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.
For every IRA you should complete a beneficiary designation form. Keep a copy of the form(s) among your important papers. Do not rely on the financial institution to keep copies.
Individuals who have received benefits under the New York State Medicaid program are subject to estate recovery for all assets passing through their probate estate. This is a minimum requirement under Federal Law.
The fact that your aunt has a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, does not necessarily mean that she cannot execute a power of attorney. While it may seem like a decision to be made by her doctor, it is actually the lawyer who will determine if she or he feels your aunt has capacity.
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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.