Medicaid Planning

Quality nursing home care can cost over $15,000 per month and can potentially deplete your family’s life savings in no time unless you make a plan with an experienced elder care law attorney…

Special Needs Planning

A supplemental needs trust is a special type of trust created pursuant to New York State law for a person under the age of 65 with a “severe and chronic or persistent disability”. If the trust is properly created, the assets of the trust will not impact the disabled beneficiary’s eligibility for Medicaid

Elder Law

An elder law attorney can help you plan today for tomorrow. Elder law is a combination of numerous legal practice areas such as trusts, estates, estate administration, tax and special needs planning…

Wills, Trusts, and Estate

You work hard all your life to save for your retirement, a rainy day and to insure that you can pass your savings on to your loved ones. Worrying about estate taxes and ensuring that there is enough money …

Guardianship Protection

A guardianship proceeding is usually commenced if you, a loved one or friend can no longer make decisions and is need of assistance with their personal and/or financial affairs and is incapable of attending to such needs on their own…

New Client Intake Forms

Please download and complete the following forms prior to our first meeting. Bring the forms with you to our first meeting or fax them prior to your appointment so that we may begin the process of protecting you and yours…

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Salvatore is a partner with the firm of Maker, Fragale & Di Costanzo, LLP, located in Rye, NY and Yorktown Heights, NY. Salvatore is an attorney and accountant whose main area of practice is elder law and special needs planning which consists of wills, trusts, probate and administration of estates, Medicaid law, asset preservation, nursing home and home care planning and planning for individuals with special needs.

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Jennifer is an attorney whose main areas of practice include elder law and trusts and estates. She earned a B.A. in economics from Smith College and a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School. Jennifer is a member of the elder law section of the New York State Bar Association (“NYSBA”) and Westchester County Bar Association (“WCBA”). Jennifer serves on the Board of Directors of the New Rochelle High School Scholarship Fund. She is licensed to practice law in New York and Connecticut.

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  A guardian is an individual (or sometimes an entity) appointed by the Court to…

  For 2017, the federal lifetime estate and gift tax exemption have increased to $5,490,000….

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