Elder law is a term that covers a wide array of legal, family, and financial issues. The term elder law is confusing because seniors are not the only type of clients who can benefit from the advice of an elder law attorney.
Please look for Ellen and Deidre in this weekend’s New York Times where they will be featured in the New York Metro 2021 SuperLawyers insert on Sunday, November 1, 2020.
Makofsky Law Group, P.C. is proud to announce that two of the firm’s attorneys, Ellen Makofsky and Deidre Baker, have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America within the practice area of Elder Law.
NOW is the time to take action if you are concerned about a loved one needing more care at home and who may benefit from home care Medicaid services.
The internet can provide a wealth of knowledge and tools on almost any subject, but do not let the internet create your estate plan. Even though there are a myriad of different online legal document preparation websites offering “cheap wills – finished in minutes”
While most people have heard of the probate process or estate administration, they may wonder what the practice actually entails. To put it simply, when a person dies owning assets in his or her name alone without named beneficiaries.
Prior to the passage of the SECURE Act, retirement accounts could be left to beneficiaries and no matter who the beneficiary was the beneficiary could stretch the RMDs over their own life expectancy.
On July 10, 2020, the NYS Department of Health issued guidance to the administrators of nursing homes and adult care facilities for the purpose of allowing outdoor visitation and limited indoor visitation.
Come October 1, 2020, it will be much harder to qualify for Community Medicaid benefits as New York’s latest budget implements harsh and severe changes to the Medicaid home-care eligibility rules.
During this webinar, we will discuss the new Medicaid home care rules to be implemented Fall 2020 and compare and contrast current rules with these new rules.
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