Act Now! Sweeping Changes Coming to VA Benefits

Effective as of October 18, 2018, the Veteran’s Administration (VA) will be implementing significant comprehensive changes to the pension benefit rules.  These rules were actually published back on January 2015 but have not been implemented until now. Some background first.  The VA pension (often referred to as “Aid and Attendance”) is a monthly benefit payable… Read More »

Have you received your new Medicare Card yet?

Medicare recipients who reside in New York should keep an eye out for their new Medicare card. In an effort to prevent fraud, and fight identity theft, the federal government is issuing new Medicare cards to all Medicare beneficiaries that will no longer have Social Security numbers on them. The federal government began mailing the… Read More »

Why Your Life Insurance May Expire Before You!

While there may be many reasons not to take a look at your life Insurance portfolio; you don’t really like thinking about life Insurance, you don’t understand it, you don’t want to sit down with a life Insurance salesperson that’s going to try and sell you more Insurance, or you’re just too busy.  Aside from… Read More »

Four Steps to Help Avoid Intra-Family Conflict After Passing

Relationships are complicated.  Familial relationships can be more so complicated than any other relationship.  Conflicts can arise between spouses, siblings, generations, and in-laws.  Intra-family conflicts can occur where a family member is favored over others or is perceived to be favored over others.  A conflict can also occur where a family member who is named… Read More »

Recap: 16th Annual West End Walk For Alzheimer’s & Fall Festival

Russo Law Group, P.C. is a proud sponsor of the Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. (ADRC) 16th Annual West End Walk For Alzheimer’s & Fall Festival! Last Saturday, September 8th, our staff and friends among other supporters of ADRC joined the walk for Alzheimer’s Disease. Hundreds of participants, volunteers and vendors turned out for the event. An opening… Read More »

Is that email really from someone I know?

Have you ever received an e-mail from someone you know that seems to be a bit suspicious? You know the one I mean. They say “Hey…check this out” and it only contains a link to an outside website. Or they are asking you to provide credit card information, wire money or send gift cards because… Read More »

Russo Law Group, P.C. Is Growing!

Latest Job Opportunities Russo Law Group, P.C. Is Growing! As we look to continue to provide quality service to our clients, we have additional positions open in our firm. Please feel free to share these positions with family, friends, and colleagues. We invite all to apply and be considered to join TEAM RUSSO! File Clerk… Read More »

“CO”s & “CoC”s

A seller of property must be mindful that there may be issues that rear their ugly head once in contract to sell the real property.  One such issue that is far too common is the existence of a deficient Certificate of Occupancy/Completion or open Building Permit. A Certificate of Occupancy (“CO”) is a document issued… Read More »

Labor Day

Please note our offices will be closed on Monday in observance of Labor Day. Russo Law Group, P.C. would like to wish you a very happy Labor Day!

Selling My House With Solar Panels – Your Options

As the use and installation of solar panels in residential homes become more prevalent, we are increasingly facing the question with our clients as what to do if they decide to sell their home after solar panels have been installed. Studies have shown that homes that have solar panel systems installed tend to sell more… Read More »

Peace of Mind Benefit: Annual Luncheon

Last week, members of our Peace of Mind (POM) program joined partners, Vincent J. Russo and Deanna M. Eble to discuss the latest additions to the advance directives documents at the Milleridge Inn during our annual Nassau POM luncheon. We also held a Luncheon for our Suffolk Clients yesterday at the Irish Coffee Pub in East Islip. The luncheons, which are… Read More »

The Peace of Mind Program

Why we recommend the Peace of Mind Program to all our clients: The Peace of Mind Program [POM] is an ongoing maintenance program that provides a cost-effective way to ensure your plan is up to date and meets your goals. As time passes, your personal situations change as well as your finances and health. As… Read More »