Nursing Home Debt Collection Webinar

Nursing Home Debt Collection

New  York Attorney, Robert Friedman, drawing on 43 years of experience as an Elder Law, Probate, Estate Planning, and Debt Collection Attorney, answers these ten most commonly asked questions by creditors and debtors about New York Nursing Home Debt Collection: WHAT ARE THE New 2022 Debt Collection Laws? WHAT ARE 2022 NURSING HOME MEDICAID AND MEDIARE CHANGES? WHEN ARE NURSING HOME ADMISSIONS AGREEMENTS ILLEGAL? ARE […]

14 Ways to Preserve Your Assets with the Medicaid Laws April 28, 2022

14 Ways to Preserve Your Assets with the Medicaid Laws | April 28, 2022

Robert Friedman of Friedman & Ranzenhofer, PC Attorneys, drawing on over 43 years of estate planning experience,  presents “Fourteen Ways to Preserve Your Assets with the Medicaid Laws” on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at Amherst Center for Senior Services.  Learn how to preserve your assets if nursing home care is necessary and plan for incapacity with powers of […]

Advance Care Planning for Gun Owners

Advance Care Planning for Gun Owners

A new tool can help gun owners and family members plan ahead for safe firearm use and transfers in the event of disability or death: The Firearm Life Plan, created by researchers at the University of Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center in Denver. This facilitates advance care planning for guns — a […]

15 Ways to Avoid Probate – April 26, 2022

15 Ways to Avoid Probate - April 24, 2022

Robert Friedman of Friedman & Ranzenhofer, PC Attorneys, drawing on over 43 years of estate planning experience, presented “Fifteen Ways to Avoid Probate” on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at Amherst Center for Senior Services. Learn estate and asset protection planning techniques, probate legal procedures, the risks and benefits of avoiding probate, the best forms of […]

Suspended Brooklyn Surrogate Sues Court System to Get Her Job Back

Suspended Brooklyn Surrogate Sues Court System to Get Her Job Back

Based on serious allegations of bias and discrimination, confirmed by an investigation by the New York Inspector General, King’s County (Brooklyn)Surrogate Court Judge Harriet Thompson was suspended from handling cases, effective December 17, 2021. Court system officials referred her matter was to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct for further action. She was relieved of her judicial duties, her […]

NY Attorney General Warns Landlords Not to Raise Rents

NY Attorney General Warns Landlords Not to Raise Rents

New York Attorney General Letitia James (“AG”) issued an advisory to landlords reminding them that they cannot raise rents if they accepted or plan to accept funding from the New York state’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) which was recently expanded in the New York state’s budget. Landlords who accept payments from the program are […]

$225k Knee Injury Settlement for NY Truck Accident

$225k Knee Injury Settlement for NY Truck Accident

The 25-year-old plaintiff, while driving near the intersection of Steinway Street and 25th Avenue in Astoria, New York  was struck head-on by a sanitation truck. He alleged that the sanitation truck driver  negligently crossed the center line to pass a parked vehicle . The plaintiff suffered left meniscus tears, a right knee sprain, and right […]

NY Attorney General Sues Eviction Lawyers

NY Attorney General Sues Eviction Lawyers

New York Attorney General Letitia James (“AG”) filed a lawsuit against Balsamo, Rosenblatt & Hall, P.C, and its partners Robert Rosenblatt and Edward Hall for engaging in deceptive rent collection practices and initiating frivolous lawsuits against New York tenants. The AG claims that Balsamo’s housing court practice violates New York Executive Law, the Federal Debt Collection […]

$2.7 Million Verdict for NY Scooter Driver’s Death

$2.7 Million Verdict for NY Scooter Driver’s Death

While operating a motorized scooter, the driver was struck by a car attempting to make a right turn onto the same side of the street that he was on. He sustained multiple fractures to his rib and clavicle and internal bleeding. Four days later, he sustained respiratory distress and died. The driver’s  widow sued both […]