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Collections - Lien on Real Property

Nursing Home Case Victory: Collections/Lien on Real Property

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Facts:Nursing home resident had a balance due of over $122,000, which balance was growing at the rate of approximately $12,000/month.  The resident had no payment source but owned a home in the community. The family advised that they would be selling the home but they refused to provide any information regarding the sale and would […]

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Health Care Proxy for College Students

Health Care Proxy: A Must For Parents With College-Age Children

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Imagine this scenario: You are the parent of a college student. Your telephone rings one evening and on the other end is your child’s roommate telling you that your child was just rushed to the emergency room. You call the hospital for information and identify yourself as the parent. The hospital advises you that because […]

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The 2nd Annual Collaborate with Edge Leadership Conference Proved to be a Success

The 2nd Annual Collaborate with Edge Leadership Conference Proved to be a Success

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Genser Cona Elder Law was a proud sponsor of The Ivy Network’s Collaborate with Edge Leadership Conference at the Crest Hollow Country Club attended by over 330 business professionals leading the change to encourage mutual dialogue to build a gender-balanced world for equal opportunity. The 2nd Annual Collaborate with Edge Leadership Conference proved to be a […]

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Special Needs Planning

Special Needs Planning: Understanding Special Needs Trusts and Guardianships

Creating an estate plan is important for everyone. However, for families with a special needs child, proper planning is nothing short of critical. Understanding the types of Special Needs Trusts is the best place to start to protect your loved ones. Creating a Last Will and Testament should be the first order of business for parents […]

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Digital Asset Management

Digital Assets: A Cyber Crisis After a Death in the Family

“Everything we needed to get her affairs in order was on her phone. Her contacts would tell us who to reach out to about the memorial service. Her email would tell us whether she had made plans we needed to cancel. Her finance apps would tell us whether she had been paying bills electronically.” After Leslie […]

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Medical Marijuana Compliance

Medical Marijuana and the Elderly: Demographic Demand vs. Practical Barriers to Access

by Dana Walsh Sivak In 2014, the New York State legislature passed the Compassionate Care Act,[1] which legalized the use of medicinal marijuana in New York. Since that time, a growing number of older adults are turning to medical marijuana to help treat a number of serious and debilitating medical conditions and to improve their […]

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Family Home

Preserving & Protecting the Family Home for Future Generations

For most of us, our home is our most valuable and prized asset. And unless you want to have to choose between receiving the healthcare you need and the loss of your home, it’s important for you to take steps today to preserve and protect your family home.  However, you’re not alone! The elder law […]

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Jennifer Cona Quoted in Newsday Regarding Executors’ Duties

When it comes to managing your estate or financial affairs, you must choose wisely. Many people choose a family member as Executor of their Will or Trustee of their trusts so that fees for this service do not have to be paid. This may be a bad decision if your trust or estate has any […]

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Genser Cona Elder Law Attorneys Recognized in Long Island Business News

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Ones to Watch: Law 2019 Christine CavanaghAssociate Genser Cona Elder Law An associate attorney at the Elder Law and Estate Planning firm of Genser Cona Elder Law, Christine Cavanagh concentrates her practice in the areas of asset protection, Medicaid planning, estate planning and Veterans benefits. She handles all aspects of the Medicaid application process for […]

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Join Melissa Negrin-Wiener at The Ivy Network's Collaborate with Edge Leadership Conference

Join Melissa Negrin-Wiener at The Ivy Network’s Collaborate with Edge Leadership Conference

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Attend Genser Cona Elder Law’s Workshop on 3 P’s for Peace of Mind:Empowered Elder Law and Estate Planning to Protect Yourself and Your Loved OnesWednesday,June 19, 2019Crest Hollow Country Club, WoodburyToday we are living longer and retiring later and many of us, at some point in our lives and careers, will become a working caregiver […]

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