How Can I Locate Life Insurance Policies and Annuity Contracts Owned by My Deceased Loved One?

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If you have diligently searched through your deceased loved one’s financial records, tax returns, personal possessions, and safe deposit boxes, and you still cannot identify and locate your decease loved ones’ life insurance policies and annuity contracts, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) may be able to assist you. Search Request Form As a… Read More »

On Air with Eric Einhart

Guardianships: A Practical Explanation Eric J. Einhart joined Hilary Topper on her talk show, Hilary Topper on Air.  During this show, Eric discusses Frequently Asked Questions on Guardianships. Here are some of the questions he addresses during the show: What is a guardianship? When is it needed? What does a Guardian do? What is the… Read More »

Should a Guardian Consider Medicaid Planning?

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As Elder Law attorneys we advise our clients to execute durable powers of attorney in order to ensure that someone they trust is authorized to manage their property in the event that they no longer have the capacity to do so. In the absence of a durable power of attorney, or if the durable power… Read More »

Family Comes First™ – Up Close & Personal with Victoria Roberts Drogin

Family Comes First Season Twelve! Brand New Episodes of Family Comes First! Vincent J. Russo and Victoria Roberts Drogin are proud to announce the premiere of the Twelfth Season of their three-time Telly Award-winning show, Family Comes First. Join us for the next episode “Up Close & Personal with Victoria Roberts Drogin” on Monday, November 18th, 2019 at 9:30 am. Family Comes First™ episodes… Read More »

Trouble with Digital Assets

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Today, many assets exist only in an electronic form. These digital assets can result in more complexity when settling a loved one’s estate. The Role of An Executor or Administrator The ordinary role of an executor or administrator is to collect the assets of the Decedent and distribute the assets to the beneficiaries of the… Read More »

Peace of Mind Benefit: Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

Last night, members of our Peace of Mind (POM) program joined the partners and staff of Russo Law Group to celebrate an early Thanksgiving Dinner at the Milleridge Inn during our Fourth Annual POM Thanksgiving. This dinner, which is held annually for members of the program, is one of the many benefits that membership in… Read More »

What is Ancillary Probate?

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If at the time of your death, you owned real property solely in your name and in more than one state, your Executor may be required to commence more than one probate proceeding. Ancillary probate may be required in order to transfer your out of state real property to your beneficiaries in accordance with the… Read More »

November Seminars: Elder Law 101

  Wednesday, November 6 12:00-2:00pm Red Lobster 211 Old Country Rd #217 Carle Place, NY 11514 (Lunch) Register Here Tuesday, November 12 12:00-2:00pm The Irish Coffee Pub 131 Carleton Ave. East Islip, NY 11730 (Lunch) Register Here   Seating is Limited. Online Registration Required. Register Online at vjrussolaw.com Contact: Ashley 516-393-3164  

Family Comes First™ Premiere of Season Twelve!

Family Comes First Premiere of Season Twelve! Vincent J. Russo & co-host,  Victoria Roberts Drogin are thrilled to announce the Season 12 premiere of  Brand New Episodes of Family Comes First! Vincent J. Russo and Victoria Roberts Drogin are proud to announce the premiere of the Twelfth Season of their three-time Telly Award-winning show, Family Comes First. Join us for the… Read More »

Russo Law Group: Week In Review

Week in Review On October 20, Team Russo participated in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides for Breast Cancer Walk at Jones Beach. This walk is the largest Breast Cancer Walk in the United States with 65,000 Participants and 1,229 Registered Teams! Overall, a total of $2.6Million was raised on Long Island alone! We can… Read More »

What is a Kinship Proceeding?

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In New York, if an individual passes away without a Last Will and Testament, or if the Last Will and Testament is determined to be invalid, then the decedent’s assets will be subject to the laws of intestacy. Any assets held in the decedent’s name alone, without any beneficiary designations, joint owners with rights of… Read More »