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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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Irrevocable or Revocable: Which Trust Is Right For You?

All trusts are not the same and there are many different types used for a variety of purposes. Two common types of trusts in estate planning are revocable trusts and irrevocable trusts. Here’s an overview:Irrevocable TrustAn irrevocable trust is a trust set up for asset protection purposes. The trust can hold almost any type of asset, […]

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Estate Administration: Small Estate Threshold Raised in New York

Probate and administration proceedings in New York State are reasonably straight forward and efficient, relative to other states, and New York law also allows for a simplified proceeding called voluntary administration for small estates with a value below a certain threshold.  Recently, the threshold was expanded from estates valued at less than $30,000 to include all estates under $50,000.   Voluntary administration […]

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Couples Married 50+ Years Tell All for Long Lasting Love

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Genser Cona Elder Law Hosts 27 Couples who have been Married for 50+ Years for a Valentine’s Dinner “This was a great night to look forward to and such a wonderful event to look back on,” said Ivelisse Beja of Hicksville.  Zachary and Ivelisse Beja, who have been married for 66 years, were guests at Genser […]

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How to Select an Executor

How to Select an Executor

A key component in an estate plan is selecting your decision-makers. One of those decision-makers is your executor, whom you name in your last will and testament to take charge of your estate after your passing. The role of Executor is powerful, as the executor has access to your assets after your passing. While they have […]

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We Support Our Local Seniors

Genser Cona Elder Law Supports Our Local Seniors this Holiday Season

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This holiday season, our firm is offering our hands and our companionship to the population we serve. The holidays can be a lonely time for some older adults so the Genser Cona Elder Law team is giving the gift of time and attention to seniors. We will be visiting the residents at The Babylon Beach […]

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Managing Partner Jennifer Cona Honored by the Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation (LIAF) for her Leadership

Managing Partner Jennifer Cona Honored by the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF) for her Leadership

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Genser Cona Elder Law Managing Partner and LIAF Board of Trustees Chair Jennifer Cona was honored for her Outstanding Leadership at the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation’s 4th Annual Making Memories: Cocktails & Casino Night on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at The Heritage Club at Bethpage. Jennifer began her long tenure with LIAF 18 years ago when […]

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Genser Cona Elder Law Attorneys Selected as New York Metro Super Lawyers

Genser Cona Elder Law Attorneys Selected as New York Metro Super Lawyers

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Jennifer B. Cona, Esq.Diana Choy-Shan, Esq.Congratulations to Jennifer B. Cona for being selected in the 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Diana Choy-Shan for being selected in the 2019 New York Metro Rising Stars. Ms. Cona has been selected to Super Lawyers for the past 6 consecutive years and Ms. Choy-Shan has been selected to […]

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National Senior Citizens Day

Genser Cona Elder Law Celebrates National Senior Citizens Day

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Wednesday August 21st is National Senior Citizens Day. For all you have achieved throughout your life and all you continue to accomplish, we salute our senior citizens and give a heartfelt thanks! We can best demonstrate our gratitude by making sure that our communities are good places to grow older – places in which older adults can […]

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Jennifer Cona Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America

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 © 2020 in the field of Elder LawJennifer 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 of 40 but continually seeks to grow and […]

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