What We’ve Been Doing to Keep You Safe

It’s been a pretty wild couple months. First things got bad. Then they got better. Now they look like they’re getting bad again. We are continuing to serve our clients and the public throughout this pandemic. If you need legal services regarding a will, power of attorney, healthcare directive, guardianship, … Continue reading

Making a Will during a Pandemic

As I read the news during this coronavirus pandemic, every day I read more about the toll this virus is taking. In the US, it seems like New Jersey and the New York area are particularly hard hit, probably because of our population density. I read about people having family … Continue reading

We will continue serving our clients

We are facing a public health crisis with the coronavirus pandemic, and economic uncertainty from the lockdown meant to slow its spread.  So much feels uncertain right now.  But there is one thing of which we’re certain – we will continue serving our clients through this crisis. The safety of … Continue reading

Secure Your Financial Future After the SECURE Act

Just last month the President signed into law the brand new Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 as part of the year end Further Consolidated Appropriations Act. Why should you care? Because the SECURE Act makes major changes to retirement accounts.   Tax qualified retirement accounts … Continue reading

Should Your Special/ Supplemental Needs Trust Include Medicaid Pay Back Terms?

Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid, subsidized housing, and some other disabilities programs limit benefits to people with minimal assets (also called resources) and income.  However, because disability benefits tend to afford only a bare bones lifestyle,  families often want additional funds to be available to supplement disability aid.  Unfortunately retaining … Continue reading

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Homepage photo: Cows grazing at Meadowbrook Farm, Bernardsville, NJ by Siddharth Mallya. October 23, 2012.
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