Premiere Elder Law Firms Partner to Offer Extraordinary Service to Florida and New York Residents
White Plains, NY (Law Firm Newswire) October 31, 2012 – According to a study from the University of Florida, New Yorkers comprise the single largest population of Florida’s temporary residents.
Affectionately known as “Snowbirds,” many of these New Yorkers ultimately decide to make Florida their permanent home. This creates unique elder law issues since the overwhelming majority of these residents are retirees. These issues can affect everything from estate planning – Is my Will or Trust still good in Florida?- to long-term care planning, tax issues and homestead issues.
Now, two of the nation’s leading elder law and special needs planning firms, one in Florida and one in New York, have developed a relationship to coordinate services and knowledge for people who have connections to both states. Solkoff Legal, P.A., of Delray Beach, Florida and Littman Krooks, LLP of Manhattan, White Plains, and Fishkill, New York are dedicated to helping seniors and individuals with special needs, along with their caregivers and their families.
Bernard A. Krooks, a founding partner of Littman Krooks, LLP and past President of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and the Special Needs Alliance and Scott M. Solkoff, founding partner of Solkoff Legal, P.A. and an author of a leading book on Elder Law, both fellows of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), recognized clients’ desires to develop relationships with reputable firms that can address their needs, or the needs of their loved ones in Florida and New York. This alliance was formed in an effort to address those needs.
About Littman Krooks and Solkoff Legal
Littman Krooks LLP offers legal services in several areas of law, including elder law, estate planning, special needs planning, special education advocacy, and corporate and securities. Their offices are located at 399 Knollwood Road, White Plains, New York; 655 Third Avenue, New York, New York; and 300 Westage Business Center Drive, Fishkill, New York. For more information about Littman Krooks LLP, visit the website at: www.littmankrooks.com.
Solkoff Legal, P.A. offers legal services in several areas of law, including Medicaid planning, long-term care asset protection, special needs planning, guardianship, probate, and wills and trusts. Their office is located at 2605 West Atlantic Avenue, Suite A-103, Delray Beach, Florida 33445. To learn more about Solkoff Legal, P.A., visit the website at www.solkoff.com
New York Contact:
Maria M. Brill
Littman Krooks LLP
Michelle R. Hollister
New York City Office
655 Third Avenue, 20th Floor
New York, New York 10017
(212) 490-2020 Phone
399 Knollwood Road
White Plains, New York 10603
(914) 684-2100 Phone
300 Westage Business Center Drive, Suite 400
Fishkill, NY 12524
(845) 896-1106 Phone
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