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COVID-19 Estate Planning Lessons Learned

COVID-19 Estate Planning Lessons Learned

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While thankfully Long Island is gradually reopening, and the rate of new cases of COVID-19 are drastically less than when the pandemic was at its height, some experts remain concerned about a possible second wave during the fall flu season. It is therefore important to take what lessons we can from the past few months […]

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Probate Process

Let Us Guide You Through the Probate Process

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Considering the enormous emotional burden associated with losing a loved one, the New York probate attorneys at Genser Cona Elder Law will help you navigate the complex legal and financial considerations of the probate process. As an Executor, you’ll have several responsibilities and the process can be daunting, confusing, and a bit overwhelming. What is […]

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Our Safety Commitment to You

Our Safety Commitment to You As We Reopen on June 15, 2020

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Genser Cona Elder Law’s priority is placing the health and safety of others above all else. Our office is reopening on Monday June 15, 2020 for all clients and their families. As the pandemic abates here on Long Island and Phase 2 permits our office to reopen we are moving forward with extreme caution and have implemented the following office policies and practices recommended by the CDC […]

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Coronavirus

How We Are Helping Our Clients in Response to COVID-19

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This pandemic has impacted all of us and our way of life, and Genser Cona Elder Law has been working hand in hand with all of our clients to assist them in all aspects of personal and financial issues. Many Clients have had to have access to their important planning documents and have had to […]

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Genser Cona Elder Law Continues to Assist and Educate New York’s Most Vulnerable amid Global Pandemic

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Melville, NY, July 2, 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic turned the world’s attention to the most vulnerable segment of our population: our seniors. As always, Genser Cona Elder Law was committed and laser focused on providing information, education and assistance to families struggling with both the illness and the passing of their loved ones. “We […]

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How COVID-19 has Impacted Your IRA in 2020

How COVID-19 has Impacted Your IRA in 2020

A series of new laws, regulations, and IRS guidance has drastically altered the Individual Retirement Account (IRA) and Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) landscape for 2020. Since IRAs are a core part of any estate plan, it is important to be aware of these changes. The most important change is that RMDs for 2020 have been waived. […]

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What to do After Your Loved One has Passed

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many of us with inconceivable hardships, and for some that includes the most unfortunate circumstance; the loss of a loved one. Fortunately, our experienced attorneys are here to help you every step of the way and we recommend the following initial steps: Notify the Social Security Administration and pension providers […]

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Video Chatting with Loved Ones: An Opportunity to Assess

While we are enduring this pandemic, and forced to limit physical contact with our elder loved ones, we are relying on video “chatting” technology to catch-up, keep them company and stay connected. This also provides an ideal opportunity to assess their status and needs. Here are some things to look out for: Change in Personal […]

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Tax Relief

COVID-19 Tax Relief

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the federal government has implemented tax and retirement plan relief that may benefit you. Additionally, tax planning remains an important part of preparing your estate plan and these new changes must be considered as you revisit your planning strategies.  Estate and Gift Tax Planning: The due date for gift tax […]

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Coronavirus

Protect Yourself from the Coronavirus

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Genser Cona Elder Law is at the forefront of the latest news on COVID-19, also know as the Coronavirus. Click here to listen to partner Melissa Negrin-Wiener discuss Coronavirus and the older population on LI in the AM with Jay Oliver. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending that older adults avoid […]

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