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Trust Lending for Medicaid Asset Protection Trusts: Your Clients Do Have A Choice!

Guest blogger Frank Melia of Quontic Bank answers questions regarding trust borrowing options for clients who have transferred their property into a Medicaid Asset Protection Trust (M.A.P.T.). Why most Banks do not offer Mortgages to Properties held in M.A.P.T.s: Historically, Brokers & Banks follow guidelines set by Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac and they do […]

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Protecting Accounts For After Your Death

What happens to your digital assets when you die? That’s a question many people haven’t thought about.The ramifications can be huge. by Sheryl Nance-Nash “I had a client who regularly played an online lottery,” says Jennifer Cona, managing partner of Genser Cona Elder Law in Melville. “He set it up to place bids months in […]

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Genser Cona Elder Law Midnight Run 2019: Call for Donations

Date:  Saturday, March 16th, 2019 Location:  New York City Genser Cona Elder Law will again be participating in a Midnight Run this year.  We are taking monetary donations in order to purchase new clothing and personal items for New York City persons in need.  Please call our office at 631-390-5000 to donate! 

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Estate Administration

An Essential Estate Administration Checklist for Executors

Without a customized estate administration checklist, being the executor of your loved one’s estate can be intimidating and sometimes confusing. As the executor of the estate, you’ll be responsible for filing a probate petition with the Court, marshaling assets, paying debts, preparing accountings, filing tax returns, distributing assets, and more. Fortunately, you don’t have to […]

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Genser Cona Elder Law Goes Red to Support Women’s Heart Health

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Did You Know: Heart Disease is the #1 Killer of Women? February is National Heart Awareness Month, and February 1st is National Wear Red Day. Wearing red is an important part of the Go Red for Women goal to build awareness and urge women to take concrete actions to reduce their risk of heart disease. […]

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Estate Planning Checklist

6 Must-Have Elements for Your Estate Planning Checklist

Protecting those you love begins with confidently checking all of the boxes on your estate planning checklist. By engaging in estate planning, you can protect assets, minimize estate taxes, control your future financial and health care decisions, and prepare your estate for an easy transition to your heirs. With the proper steps, estate planning brings […]

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Elder Care Attorney

What Does an Elder Care Attorney Do?

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Today, the number of Americans over the age of 65 has surpassed 40 million. Americans are living longer, thanks in part to advances in modern medicine.   Along with longevity comes the need for older adults and their families to navigate state and federal programs available to America’s aging population but which programs are increasingly complex. The […]

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Best Practices for Choosing an Elder Law Attorney

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Today’s always-on internet and hand-held smartphones allows you to easily search “Elder Law Attorneys in Long Island” to find a list of options. However, just because an attorney has a website and a phone number doesn’t mean they’re right for you.  Choosing the best elder law attorney will take a bit of research and an […]

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I’m Not Rich…Do I Need An Elder Care Attorney?

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If you’re a senior and you’ve asked “Do I need an elder law attorney?” — you are not alone. But are you too rich or too poor for elder law planning?  If you have assets you’d like to protect for your future and to pass on to the next generation, you need an elder law […]

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Melville-Based Genser Cona Elder Law Expands to Nassau County with Opening of East Meadow Office

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Melville-Based Genser Cona Elder Law Expands to Nassau County with Opening of East Meadow Office Melville, NY, December 12, 2018.  The elder law and estate planning firm of Genser Cona Elder Law is pleased to announce its expansion to Nassau County with the opening of an office located at 90 Merrick Avenue in East Meadow, NY.  […]

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