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Remote Estate Planning in the Wake of COVID-19

Published in the New York Law Journal on September 11, 2020 The COVID-19 crisis delivered upheaval to most professions, and estate planning attorneys were not immune. In March 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a number of executive orders, which, among other things, required those who were not considered “essential” to work remotely rather than from […]

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Health Care Proxy: A Must for College Aged Children

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 your […]

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PARTNER MELISSA NEGRIN-WIENER FEATURED ON LIBN|NOW

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Genser Cona Elder Law Partner Melissa Negrin-Wiener was featured on the August 27, 2020 LIBN|NOW Zoomcast discussing caregiving demands as they affect the workplace, including those of the “sandwich generation,” individuals who have responsibility for both aging family members and growing children.  Navigating the challenges of LI’s aging population As Long Island’s population matures, new […]

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Jennifer Cona Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America©

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Jennifer Cona selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America © 2021 in the field of Elder Law Jennifer Cona exemplifies positive and progressive leadership.  As the Founder and Managing Partner of Genser Cona Elder Law, Ms. Cona not only efficiently manages the firm but continually seeks to grow and evolve the law firm through […]

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Latest COVID-19 IRA Relief from the IRS

Latest COVID-19 IRA Relief from the IRS

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In a previous article, How COVID-19 has Impacted Your IRA in 2020, we explained the drastic new rules for IRAs in 2020. One of the major changes was that Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) were waived in 2020. But what if you already took some or all of your RMDs for 2020? The IRS has issued […]

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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

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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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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Nursing Home Workers – The Unsung Heroes of the COVID-19 Crisis When New York State Abandoned the Nursing Home Industry

By Dana Walsh Sivak, Esq. Nursing homes battling on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic fell victim to a series of mixed messages and misguided policies issued by the highest levels of New York’s state leadership, resulting in catastrophic loss of life among elderly New Yorkers. Nonetheless, nursing home workers rose to the challenge […]

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