Elder Law | Law Firm Newswire - Part 19

Moorestown, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) May 31, 2011 – Certified New Jersey Elder Law Attorney Thomas D. Begley, III, was a panelist for the “Nuts & Bolts of Elder Law and Estate Administration” at the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) in late April. Begley III is admired and respected as a leader in estate administration and planning for the elderly and disabled. “As the first of the baby boom generation enters retirement this year and in the coming decade, elder law and estate planning is going to become an even bigger focus,” said Thomas D. Begley, III, […]


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Moorestown, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) May 27, 2011 – New Jersey elder law attorney Thomas D. Begley, III is making an appearance on “Talk Philly” on May 31 from noon to 12:30 p.m. Begley will discuss the five things every family should do to protect their assets for their spouse and children. The show will air on KYW-TV CBS 3 to remind viewers of the most important steps needed for adequate estate planning. Begley is an accomplished, certified elder law attorney with decades of experience helping individuals and families throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. During the “Talk Philly” show, he […]


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Moorestown, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) May 20, 2011 – The Begley Law Group is proud to announce its new attorney, Susan M. Green. Ms. Green counsels on estate planning, elder law, and estate administration. She is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Pennsylvania State Bar Association, and is actively practicing law in both areas. “Susan Green is a great asset to our team with her commitment to putting the client first and top-notch skills at fighting for the elderly and disabled individual’s rights,” said Certified Elder Law Attorney Thomas D. Begley, III. Attorney Green attended […]


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White Plains, NY (Law Firm Newswire) May 17, 2011 – Littman Krooks LLP has been named as the recipient of “2011 Family Friendly Employer” Award by the Lawyering and Parenting Committee of the Westchester Women’s Bar Association (WWBA). Littman Krooks was selected from area legal employers for implementing employment policies that allow for a balance of career development with family responsibilities. According to the WWBA, “Littman Krooks LLP has achieved an impressive reputation while extending opportunities for employees to use flexible work arrangements in order to meet family obligations.” “Our firm is honored to be the recipient of this award,“ […]


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Moorestown, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) May 17, 2011 – The Begley Law Group is hosting a free elder care seminar on Thursday, June 9 in the Stone Harbor area. The seminar will cover what individuals and their families can do to keep nursing home costs from wiping out their savings, including how Medicaid or Veteran’s Benefits can pay for these costs. “It is possible to qualify for Medicaid and still protect your legacy,” said New Jersey elder law attorney Thomas D. Begley, Jr. “It is never too late to plan, even if you’re already in a nursing home.” The seminars […]


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Moorestown, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) May 9, 2011 – Thomas D. Begley, III will give a keynote presentation at the Annual Elder and Special Needs Law National Conference on May 20. The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) sponsors the conference at Wynn Las Vegas this year from May 19 to 21. Begley will present the dramatic changes that were recently made to the estate tax law and how it impacts estate tax planning. The NAELA conference is an educational event for lawyers, bar organizations and interested individuals that work with elderly people, the disabled and their families. NAELA […]


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Moorestown, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) April 29, 2011 – Certified Elder Law Attorney Thomas D. Begley, III, was a panelist for the “Nuts & Bolts of Elder Law and Estate Administration” at the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) in late April. Begley III is admired and respected as a leader in estate administration and planning for the elderly and disabled. “As the first of the baby boom generation enters retirement this year and in the coming decade, elder law and estate planning is going to become an even bigger focus,” said Thomas D. Begley, III, Esquire, CELA. […]


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Moorestown, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) April 14, 2011 – The Begley Law Group is proud to announce its new attorney, Susan M. Green. Ms. Green counsels on estate planning, elder law, and estate administration. She is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Pennsylvania State Bar Association, and is actively practicing law in both areas. “Susan Green is a great asset to our team with her commitment to putting the client first and top-notch skills at fighting for the elderly and disabled individual’s rights,” said Certified New Jersey Elder Law Attorney Thomas D. Begley, III. Attorney […]


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Moorestown, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) March 23, 2011 – All three partners at the Begley Law Group were named 2011 Super Lawyers. Attorney Thomas D. Begley, Jr. and Dana E. Bookbinder are Super Lawyers for Elder Law and Thomas D. Begley, III is a Super Lawyer in Estate and Trust Litigation. The 2011 New Jersey Super Lawyers award is bestowed on lawyers who have extensive professional achievements, high ethical standards, and are admired by their peers. The process to be selected involves strict peer nominations, evaluations, and third party research. In all, about only five percent of lawyers are selected. […]


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Paoli, PA (Law Firm Newswire) March 22, 2011 – James J. Ruggiero Jr. is newly certified as an Accredited Estate Planner (AEP)® by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils. James Ruggiero founded the Ruggiero Law Offices in 1990 to offer personalized guidance to individuals to protect their life’s work and utilize resources available to remain independent and enjoy their golden years. His practice areas include Estate Planning, Estate Administration, Elder Law, Business Law and Real Estate. Key services include Guardianships & Orphan’s Court Litigation, Special Needs Trusts, Inheritance & Estate Tax Returns and Medicaid Planning. “Proper advanced planning […]


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Moorestown, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) February 11, 2011 – Veterans and their surviving spouses who need or are considering home health care and assisted living have resources to help them with these fees. The Veteran’s Administration will pay up to $1,949 a month for these services, and veterans are eligible with as little as 90 days of military service. The Begley Law Group, PC will host the event, “Veteran’s Aid and Attendance” presentation, on Thursday, February 17 from 5:30-6:30 pm at Washington Township Senior Living in Sewell, New Jersey so that veterans can find out more about these big benefits. […]


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New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) February 8, 2011 – Bernard A. Krooks, Esq., of New York, NY has been recognized by New York Magazine in its selection of “New York Area’s Best Attorneys.” Mr. Krooks is the founding partner of Littman Krooks LLP with offices in New York City, White Plains and Fishkill and is the Chair of its Elder Law and Special Needs Department. Mr. Krooks is a nationally-recognized expert in all aspects of elder law and special needs planning. “This is quite an honor for me. Since New York Magazine chose only a select number of professionals […]


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Moorestown, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) January 28, 2011 – Given the convoluted and ambiguous set of provisions that are our federal and state Medicaid laws, it is a wonder how any lawmaker could expect individuals, especially seniors with compromised health, to apply for benefits on their own. Federal regulations require Medicaid caseworkers to be helpful to those who file for benefits, but state and federal budgetary constraints have created a reality that is much more frustrating than the printed law would suggest. Many individuals file applications unprepared for the minutiae that will delay the processing of their application for several […]


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Contesting a will is not easy, but may sometimes be necessary to preserve the proper distribution of an estate. Hayward, CA (Law Firm Newswire) December 23, 2010 – A person may be able to contest their loved one’s will if the person has good reason to believe that it is invalid. Contesting a will is a process that is based on a person’s firm belief that something is wrong with his or her loved one’s will or in the manner in which it was signed or procured. A person should not contest a will simply because he or she thinks […]


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Rye Brook, NY (Law Firm Newswire) December 6, 2010 – Michael J. Amoruso, Managing Partner at Amoruso & Amoruso, LLP, recently lectured at the Stetson University College of Law’s 2010 Special Needs Trust National Conference in Tampa, Florida. The conference, which was attended by special needs professionals, attorneys, estate planners, financial advisors and CPAs, provided insight on the development, administration and monitoring of special needs trusts. Trusts that address special needs provide asset protection for individuals with disabilities and the elderly, enabling them to receive government benefits through Medicaid, Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income. The protected assets […]


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Bernard A. Krooks, Esq., a founding partner of the New York-based law firm Littman Krooks LLP and chair of its elder law and special needs department, is bringing his knowledge to the West Coast. New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) October 29, 2010 – Nationally recognized in all aspects of elder law and special needs planning, Mr. Krooks will be a guest speaker at the 47th annual National Association of Estate Planners and Councils Conference, held November 17-19, 2010, in San Diego, California. He is currently president of the Estate Planning Council of Westchester County. “It is an honor and […]


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Somerville, MA (Law Firm Newswire) October 27, 2010 – Massachusetts elder law, estate planning, and special needs attorneys, Alex L. Moschella and Neal A. Winston, partners in the Somerville, MA law firm of Moschella & Winston, LLP, have been named “Super Lawyers” for the fourth consecutive year. Moschella & Winston specializes in Massachusetts elder and disability law, public benefits eligibility, special needs law, estate planning and asset protection. Super Lawyers magazine bestows this award on the top 5% of attorneys in Massachusetts, as chosen by their peers and through the independent polling, research and selection performed by Law & Politics […]


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Ellyn S. Kravitz, Esq., and Bernard A. Krooks, Esq., partners in law firm Littman Krooks LLP have been named to the 2010 “New York Super Lawyers” list. New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) October 19, 2010 – It is the fifth time since 2006 that Krooks, one of the firm’s founding partners, has received this honor and the second time for Kravitz. In addition, Krooks appears for the second year running in the 2010 list of top 25 Westchester County Super Lawyers. Only five percent of the attorneys in the New York metro area are chosen for this honor, the […]


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Gene L. Osofsky, of the law firm Osofsky & Osofsky, offers some pertinent commentary about a biometric shelter that now has a working prototype. Hayward, CA (Law Firm Newswire) October 8, 2010 – Caring for aging family members now has a new wrinkle. Last month, a small Salem, Virginia-based firm called N2Care trotted out its first prototype of a portable, high-tech dwelling intended to provide temporary shelter for a sick or elderly relative in their family’s backyard. Filled with biometric technology, the 12-by-24-foot prototype would allow a family or health-care providers to monitor the condition of an aging or disabled […]


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Littman Krooks LLP announces the availability of weekly radio podcasts, entitled “Peace of Mind with Bernie the Attorney,” on Apple’s iTunes® Music Store. These half-hour episodes are offered as a free download to the public. New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) August 3, 2010 – Bernard A. Krooks, Esq., a founding partner at the law firm Littman Krooks LLP, hosts the half-hour radio show, which features interviews with authorities in the areas of elder care, estate planning, veterans’ benefits, special needs planning, and special education advocacy. Each show offers practical information for individuals and families seeking to plan for the […]


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