An inheritance can be easily dissipated if your child is a spendthrift, has bad habits or is involved with a divorce. A trust can ensure this doesn’t happen.
A good estate plan doesn’t end with the signing of your documents. there are many post-signing tasks that need to be completed and are often overlooked. Mr. Di Costanzo will share valuable tidbits that are necessary to complete your estate planning.
Thursday, August 27th, 2020, I continued discussing Governor Cuomo’s State Budget implementing a new 2 1/2 year look-back period for Medicaid home care services. As discussed in my blog, this is a drastic change for those seeking Medicaid eligibility to cover the cost of an aide at home. It also presents an immediate planning opportunity…
Sal discusses Governor Cuomo’s State Budget implementing a new 2 1/2 year look-back period for Medicaid home care services. As discussed in my blog, this is a drastic change for those seeking Medicaid eligibility to cover the cost of an aide at home. It also presents an immediate planning opportunity that should not be dismissed!
Unfortunately, many people spend a considerable amount of their life savings to the cost of their care because they are unaware of Medicaid planning techniques. Learn how you or your loved one may be eligible for Medicaid to cover the cost of care, whether at home or in a nursing home, even if you have…
July 16th, 2020 Functional limitations can severely impact a person’s ability to manage his/her own financial and personal affairs. Usually resulting from cognitive impairment,
This week, Chuck Newman of Charles Newman Co., joins Sal to discuss Current Trends in Long Term Care Insurance. Learn about the most popular types of long term care insurance together with elder law planning techniques to hedge against the total cost.
This week, we introduce Martin Johnson, Matrimonial and Family Law Attorney with Johnson and Cohen, LLP located in White Plains and Pearl River, NY. Marty and Sal will be discussing the interplay between matrimonial law and estate planning.
Thursday, June 11th, 2020, Sal discussed Special Needs Planning, a common planning technique to shelter the assets of a disabled person. Sal will talk about the various types of supplemental needs trusts. Tune-in and share with people you feel may benefit from hearing this talk.
This week, we introduce Anthony Guarino, Funeral Director/Owner of Yorktown Funeral Home. Anthony Guarino has been a licensed funeral director for over 32 years. Sal and Anthony will discuss how putting a plan in place is actually a smart and caring thing to do. With a plan, you’ll reduce stress for grieving loved ones—and simply…
Denise Kuhbier, MS, RN, LNHA, CCM and Senior Vice President of Care at LEANONWE, discusses, with Salvatore, the Options we have concerning Home Health Care. Denise has been a professional in the home care industry for 30 years and has worked in top executive positions in assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and traditional home care…
Sal discusses Medicaid and Tax Analysis techniques to protect your home.
Sal discusses why avoiding probating a will is important, keeping your beneficiary designations up to date, executors and more.
Discussing Medicaid Trusts and Nursing homes, Medicaid Benefits, Estate planning. 5 year Look-Back Period – protecting your Assets
Discussion about Elder Law mistakes and oversights to help you prepare and take a second look at your documents
Salvatore Di Costanzo discusses the pandemic and the importance of having an estate plan in effect and how you can do that online with the help of Zoom and other video resources.
Salvatore M. Di Costanzo’s weekly Remote Chat regarding changes in the law during the Covid-19 outbreak. Governor Cuomo’s Executive Orders permitting remote planning, notarization through video, powers of attorney, trusts, and more.
Salvatore Di Costanzo discusses Remote Estate Planning during the coronavirus outbreak. Sal goes over why he’s doing these virtual chats. He explains that estate planning can be done from home with technology from the comfort of your home. The governor has issued an executive order allowing notarization of documents through remote witnessing through video.
Short introduction regarding our Remote Video Chats.