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Long Island Estate Planning Lawyer

Providing Guidance in Elder Law, Medicaid Planning, Wills, Trusts and Estates in Nassau & Suffolk Counties

All of us eventually need a Last Will and Testament, Power of Attorney, and a Living Will and Health Care Proxy. At Blumberg, Cherkoss, Fitz Gibbons & Blumberg, our estate planning Attorneys in Long Island understands that each person has specific needs dependent upon their assets, their family, and their medical requirements. Our skilled Long Island estate planning attorneys can help you with planning your estate. We also regularly draft revocable, irrevocable, and special needs trusts to accomplish specified goals and preserve assets for future generations. Turn to Blumberg, Cherkoss, Fitz Gibbons & Blumberg if you need assistance with estate planning.

Our Long Island estate planning lawyers can also help with:

Ready to start planning for the future? Our Long Island estate planning attorneys are here to help you. Call (631) 449-7699 today.

Probate and Contested Estate Process in Long Island

If you have been named an estate administrator or trustee in the wake of a loved one's death, you have a new array of critical responsibilities in order to resolve or protect the remaining estate. With the help of experienced Long Island estate planning lawyers, this often goes smoothly, but in other instances, there may be disputes with involved parties like creditors or beneficiaries.

When this happens, it will be necessary to go to probate court, present an argument and relevant documentation to the court, and submit to the probate judge's determination on how to proceed. Our Long Island estate planning attorney can accompany you for this process and put a compelling case before the court that clarifies the facts and protects the integrity of your role as estate administrator or trustee.

Protect Your Family's Future with Comprehensive Estate Planning

Planning for the future is essential to ensure that your loved ones are taken care of and your assets are distributed according to your wishes. Our experienced Long Island estate planning lawyers can guide you through the process of creating a comprehensive estate plan that includes wills, trusts, and other important legal documents.

Benefits of estate planning include:

  • Peace of mind knowing your family is protected
  • Minimization of estate taxes and probate costs
  • Clear instructions for asset distribution
  • Protection of assets for future generations

Whether you need assistance with elder law, Medicaid planning, or navigating the probate process, our team is here to provide personalized counsel and support. Contact us today to start planning for your family's future.

Medicaid Planning Counsel in New York

With the extraordinary cost of long-term health care and/or nursing home facilities, our firm can also work with you and your family to ensure that the largest possible amount of your estate can be passed on to your loved ones through Medicaid Planning.

A highly cost-effective approach can enable your loved ones to ensure your proper care. You can rest assured knowing that you have provided for your family in the best manner possible.

Any Long Island estate planning attorney at our firm is ready to enter these processes with you. Request your free consultation with our team today.

Commonly Asked Questions

What is Medicaid planning?

Medicaid planning is the process of strategically arranging your assets and income to qualify for Medicaid benefits while preserving assets for your loved ones. It involves legal and financial strategies to protect assets and ensure eligibility for Medicaid coverage of long-term care.

Why is Medicaid planning important?

Medicaid planning is important because it can help you navigate the complex rules and regulations governing Medicaid eligibility, protect your assets from being depleted by long-term care costs, and ensure that you can pass on assets to your loved ones.

What are the benefits of Medicaid planning?

The benefits of Medicaid planning include preserving assets for your family, ensuring eligibility for Medicaid coverage of long-term care, minimizing the financial burden of long-term care costs, and securing a plan for your future medical needs.

Who can benefit from Medicaid planning?

Medicaid planning can benefit individuals and families who are concerned about the high costs of long-term care, nursing home facilities, and medical expenses. It can be particularly valuable for those with limited income and assets.

What legal and financial strategies are involved in Medicaid planning?

Medicaid planning may involve creating irrevocable trusts, transferring assets, managing income and resources, and navigating Medicaid eligibility rules. It requires careful consideration of state and federal laws governing Medicaid.

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