New Power of Attorney Form Required in New York Effective June 13, 2021
On December 15, 2020, Governor Cuomo signed into law changes to the New York Power of Attorney (“POA”) law, which will took effect on June 13, 2021. A new POA form must be used as of that date. However, POA’s that were executed prior to June 13, 2021 in accordance with the then applicable law, will not be impacted and the agency granted may continued to be relied upon. All POA’s drafted or executed after June 13, must “substantially conform” to the new POA law. Continue reading “New 2021 Power of Attorney (POA) Effective June 13, 2021”
Under New York law, you have the right to 1/3 of your deceased spouse’s property even if the Will says you get nothing. It’s not easy to disinterest a spouse but with good estate planning, including prenuptial agreements it can be achieved. Make sure your estate is planned to avoid unintended consequences even if you already have a prenup.
Estate Planning with Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies
By now, most of us are aware of how popular and potentially lucrative the uber volatile cryptocurrency (“crypto”) investment is. Clients are increasingly invested in various forms of crypto -they have them in cold wallets, warm wallets and hot wallets. Continue reading “Estate Planning with Cryptocurrency”
ПЛАНИРОВАНИЕ МЕДИКЕЙДА: СМОЖЕТЕ ЛИ ВЫ СЕБЕ ПОЗВОЛИТЬ ОПЛАТУ ЗА МЕДИЦИНСКИЕ УСЛУГИ ВЫЙДЯ НА ПЕНСИЮ?
Не смотря на то, что огромное количество Американских пенсионеров среднего класса продолжает иметь право на медикейд, мы обычно думаем (неправильно!), что если мы владеем недвижимым имуществом или хорошо зарабатываем, то мы не имеем право на медикейд после выхода на пенсию. Continue reading “ПЛАНИРОВАНИЕ МЕДИКЕЙДА: 2021 Legal Update”