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Genser Cona Elder Law November News and Events

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Wednesday, 11.7.18SHRM-LI Talent Wars: Trends in Human Capital ManagementGenser Cona Elder Law Executive Director Julie Wyetzner joins a panel of industry leaders to discuss the many strategies organizations employ to attract top talent, while enhancing diversity and remaining innovative. Hosted by SHRM-LI at The Melville Marriott on November 7, from 5:30-8:30PM.Limited seating. Please click here to […]

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Genser Cona Elder Law Managing Partner Jennifer Cona Named to LIBN “Top 50 Women in Business” Hall of Fame

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For Immediate Release Contact:  Peggy Kalia                                                                                                                 Epoch 5 Public Relations                                                                                                                 631 427-1713                                                                                                                 pkalia@epoch5.com   Melville, NY, October 22, 2018.  Jennifer Cona, managing partner at Genser Cona Elder Law, has been named to the Long Island Business News “Top 50 Women in Business” Hall of Fame.  She was previously twice honored by LIBN […]

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Reserve Your Seat – Life Strategies Conference

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Presents:RSVP to Sarah.Carpenter@genserlaw.com or call 631.390.5000. 

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Super Lawyers

Genser Cona Elder Law Attorneys Selected to 2018 Super Lawyers List

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Genser Cona Elder Law Attorneys Selected to 2018 Super Lawyers ListJennifer Cona, Managing PartnerNew York Metro Super Lawyers List – Elder Law  2014 – 2018  Diana Choy-Shan, Senior AssociateNew York Metro Rising Stars List – Elder Law2018  Adam Kahn, Senior AssociateNew York Metro Rising Stars List – Elder Law2017-2018

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Genser Cona Elder Law October News and Events

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Monday, 10.8.18Veterans Aid and Attendance SeminarThe Veterans Administration has issued new rules which drastically change the eligibility for Veterans and spouses to receive Aid & Attendance pension benefits. These changes will go into effect October 18, 2018. Join Genser Cona Elder Law Partner Melissa Negrin-Wiener to learn how to protect your assets for the future. […]

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VETERAN’S BENEFITS

New VA Aid & Attendance Eligibility Rules Take Effect on October 18, 2018

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The Veterans Administration has issued new rules which drastically change the eligibility for Veterans and spouses to receive Aid & Attendance pension benefits.  It is critical that Veterans and spouses take action now to protect assets before the new rules take effect on October 18, 2018.Net WorthAsset limit:  $123,600Net worth includes monthly income. Monthly income […]

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Death of a Gun Owner: Criminal Liability for an Heir?

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Most gun owners are cognizant of the strict regulations concerning ownership of a firearm.  However, their family members and heirs are often unaware of the laws governing the disposition of a firearm when the gun owner dies.  The NY Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement (SAFE) Act of 2013, enacted in response to the Sandy Hook […]

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Beware of Downloadable Estate Planning Documents

Downloadable Estate Planning Documents – Let the Buyer Beware

Downloadable Estate Planning DocumentsCaveat EmptorLet the Buyer Beware For years, Elder Law and Estate Planning attorneys have stressed the importance of obtaining advance directives (Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxy and Living Will) for anyone age 18 or older, including kids heading off to college.Recently, there has been a trend in advertising “downloadable estate planning documents.” […]

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Focus on Estates - What is Probate and Do All Assets Pass Through the Probate Court

Focus on Estates: What is Probate

Probate vs. Non-Probate AssetsIt is important to understand the difference between probate and non-probate assets. Probate is the legal process overseen by the Surrogate’s Court where a deceased person’s assets are distributed in accordance with their Last Will and Testament, or according to the laws of their state if they did not have a Will.  Probate […]

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Estate Planning - Don’t set it and forget it

Estate Planning: Don’t Set It and Forget It

Estate Planning is an on-going process. You should not “set it and forget it”. Doing so leads to unintended consequences, such as leaving out new grandchildren, making unequal gifts to heirs due to jointly titled assets, and even leaving money to a spouse with whom you are separated but never legally divorced. Here are a few things to […]

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