Free Educational Seminars on Elder Law

Join Us For An  Upcoming Seminar Keeping it Simple:  Elder Law 101™ – The Four “Must Have” Legal Documents – Planning for Long-Term Care (Medicaid) – How You Can Protect Your Residence – How to Protect Your Life Savings Wednesday, May 30 12:00 – 1:30 PM (Lunch will be served)   Billy’s Beach Café 222… Read More »

What is a Pet Trust?

Most pet owners think of their pet as a member of the family.   You love your pet and want to make sure that he will be taken care of after you pass away. After reaching that decision, most people are still unsure of what arrangements need to be made.   What is a pet… Read More »

Upcoming Webinar on “How Decisions Are Made: Guardianship”

Webinar – How Decisions Are Made: Guardianship Date: May 31, 2018 Time: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Location: Your Computer, Phone or Tablet Join Partner, Eric J. Einhart for this Free Educational Webinar. Please register for How Decisions Are Made: Guardianship on May 31, 2018 7:00 PM EDT at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1667398779208221441 Attend this free webinar on:… Read More »

May is National Elder Law Month

Although the month of May is typically known for its celebration of Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, the Kentucky Derby, and Memorial Day, May is also known as “National Elder Law Month.” In 1963, President John F. Kennedy declared May to be Senior Citizens Month to honor those who are 65 and older. Since then… Read More »

CP NASSAU Professional Networking & Educational Breakfast

CP Nassau Networking Event On May 10th, CP Nassau will be presenting a Professional Networking & Educational Breakfast. The event will be at the Roosevelt location: 380 Washington Ave, Roosevelt, NY, 11575 We are looking forward to seeing you there! Event Agenda: May 10,2018 – Continental Breakfast/Networking – Opening Remarks – Speaker – Vincent Russo, Esq.:… Read More »

Can the transfer exemption to a disabled child, under the Medicaid laws, still be utilized if a disability determination was never made?

Under current law, certain transfers of assets by a Medicaid applicant or recipient do not result in any transfer penalties. Any asset of any value or type can be transferred without penalty to a disabled child of any age. The law allows for transfers to the applicant’s child who is certified blind or disabled. The… Read More »

Happy Administrative Professionals Day!

Here at the Russo Law Group we truly appreciate all of our staff members. Today is a great opportunity to show our gratitude for each and every one of you. To celebrate the day we had a bagel breakfast and beautiful lunch spread of salads and wraps from Pantano Kitchen. From our busy schedules, we… Read More »

Earth Day 2018

Each year Earth Day is celebrated as a global event and it is believe that more than 1 billion people in 192 countries take part in what is the largest civic-focused day of action in the world. Since January 2017, our offices of the Russo Law Group have focused our attention on becoming “paper-light.” We… Read More »

What Is An “ABLE” Account?

Are you looking for a way to put away money to pay for expenses of a loved one with disabilities?  Then you should consider creating a New York “ABLE” account.  “ABLE” stands for “Achieving a Better Life Experience”. To qualify for NY ABLE, the eligible individual must be a New York resident. There are two ways to… Read More »

What Should I Know about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017?

Although the original bill was once referred to as the “Cut, Cut, Cut” bill, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (“TCJA”) does not provide a tax reduction for all taxpayers. Rather, for residents of high-tax states like New York and New Jersey, the TCJA may result in taxpayers seeing their tax bills increase…. Read More »

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What Are The Income Tax Rates Under The New Tax Law?

  Pursuant to the new federal tax law which is commonly referred to as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (hereinafter “TCJA of 2017”), the individual income tax rates have changed significantly. For tax years beginning after December 31, 2017 and before January 1, 2026, all tax rates tables have changed for individuals,… Read More »

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