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Elder Law Mediation: A Good Alternative to Litigation

As parents age and require more care, many families are facing intense conflicts with each other.  Fighting between parents and their adult children as well as disagreements between siblings often occur over how to handle such issues as health care needs, living arrangements, asset protection and inheritance issues.  Industry experts believe that 40% of caretakers […]

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Elder Care and Estate Conflicts: Which Mediation Model is Best?

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November 2015Melissa Negrin-Wiener, Esq. Alternate Dispute Resolution Mediation is a process designed to bring about agreement or reconciliation between opponents in a dispute. Although the goal is to reach a settlement of some kind, in certain instances, the discussion results in solutions that may or may not be accepted by the contending parties. Mediation involves a […]

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Mediation before litigation

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​Kristen D’AdreaJudges, lawyers and the public are increasingly recognizing the value of mediation as a tool in resolving conflicts, particularly in the area of elder law. As baby boomers age and require more care, many adult siblings are struggling with questions concerning their parents’ healthcare needs, living arrangements, asset protection and inheritance issues. These family conflicts […]

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Elder Law Mediation on the Rise: Melissa Negrin-Wiener, Attorney and Mediator, Speaks Out on Choosing the Right Mediator

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As parents require more care, many families are facing intense conflicts with each other.  Fighting between parents and their adult children as well as disagreements between siblings often occur over how to handle such issues as health care needs, living arrangements, asset protection and inheritance issues.  This has led to a steady increase in costly […]

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Elder Law Mediation: WHPC Radio Interview

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​GDGC Partner Melissa Negrin-Wiener, Esq. to Appear on WHPC Radio in June to Discuss The Growing Use of Mediation in Elder LawDate: Sunday, June 28, 2015 – 7:00amTopic: As parents age and need care, studies show that 40% of adult children experience serious disputes with their siblings. Adding second marriages and blended families to the scenario triggers […]

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Elder Law Mediation: WHPC Radio Interview

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​GDGC Partner Melissa Negrin-Wiener, Esq. to Appear on WHPC Radio in June to Discuss The Growing Use of Mediation in Elder LawDate: Tuesday, June 23, 2015 – 1:00pmTopic: As parents age and need care, studies show that 40% of adult children experience serious disputes with their siblings. Adding second marriages and blended families to the scenario triggers […]

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Elder Law Mediation: WHPC Radio Interview

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​GDGC Partner Melissa Negrin-Wiener, Esq. to Appear on WHPC Radio in June to Discuss The Growing Use of Mediation in Elder LawDate: Monday, June 22, 2015 – 4:00amTopic: As parents age and need care, studies show that 40% of adult children experience serious disputes with their siblings. Adding second marriages and blended families to the scenario triggers […]

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Mediation: Prevent Estate Litigation, Preserve Relationships

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​By Melissa Negrin-Wiener, Esq. and Lynn Kay, Esq.There is no debating that the American population is aging at a rapid pace.  In fact, by the year 2030, it is estimated that 19 percent of America’s population will be over the age of sixty-five.[i]  With an aging populace, our country has seen an emerging need for qualified […]

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Elder Law and Estate Planning

Date: Wednesday, August 6, 2014 – 6:00pm to 8:00pmLocation: Atria Huntington165 Beverly Road           Huntington Station, New York 11746Cost: Free and open to the publicMelissa Negrin-Wiener, Esq. will discuss topics in Elder Law and Estate Planning and what you should do to plan ahead for yourself and your loved ones.  Topics include: ♦ Asset Protection Planning♦ Medicaid Planning♦ Estate Planning♦ […]

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