Seminar – Medicaid Laws

“FOURTEEN WAYS TO PRESERVE YOUR ASSETS WITH THE NEW YORK MEDICAID LAWS” will be presented at the Noco Pavilion, 450 Ensminger Road, Tonawanda, NY 14150 on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 5:30 pm. Speakers are Robert Friedman of Friedman & Ranzenhofer, Attorneys and Robert Wilson of M&T Reverse Mortgages. Learn how to preserve your assets…

I Am A Veteran – Can I Get Assistance In Paying For A Nursing Home In New York?

For many people, paying for a nursing home or nursing care can be difficult. If an individual doesn’t have sufficient resources or a long-term care insurance policy, choices may be limited. However, if the individual (or his or her spouse) is a veteran, he or she may qualify for Aid and Attendance Pension. Any war-time…

Who Can Initiate A Guardianship Proceeding For An Incapacitated Adult In New York?

Article 81 of New York’s Mental Hygiene Law allows for the appointment of a guardian for an incapacitated person. The court can appoint a guardian for an individual if it is found that the appointment is necessary to help the person with his or her personal needs or to manage his or her financial affairs,…

What is a New York State Partnership Long Term Care Insurance Policy?

The New York State Partnership for Long Term Care is a New York state program through the Department of Health. The partnership combines private long-term care insurance and Medicaid Extended Coverage. The purpose of the program is to allow New Yorkers to protect their assets if they need more long-term care coverage than their insurance…

Shouldn’t I Fill Out The Medicaid Application Myself So My Loved One Can Qualify For A Nursing Home in New York?

If you or a loved one needs Medicaid for paying for a nursing home, you may be tempted to save money and fill out the application yourself. After all, there is no legal requirement that an attorney prepare the Medicaid application. Many people do not see the value in hiring an attorney to help with…

What Should I Do After I Set Up A Living Trust In New York?

If you have set up a New York Living Trust, you are probably seeking to avoid probate, as well as name someone to manage your affairs in the event you become incapacitated. After you have set up your Living Trust, it’s important that you take a few follow-up steps so that everything will proceed smoothly…

What Is The Probate Process In New York For Someone Who Dies With A Will?

When someone dies in New York leaving a Will, in most cases that will has to go through a legal process called probate. For the probate process to begin, the Will has to be shown to be valid in the Surrogate’s Court in the county where the individual who died was a resident. In order…