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LAW OFFICES OF SAUL KOBRICK CAN REDUCE OR ELIMINATE NURSING HOME BILLS!

Posted On 1/2/2014

The most frequent questions we hear from worried clients and their families when it comes to long term care are: Will I lose my home?  Can I keep any of my income?  Is it possible to reduce (or even eliminate) my nursing home or in-home care bills?  My loved one is already in a nursing home- Is it too late to qualify for benefits? 

The good news is, proper planning addresses these concerns and more.  This article will offer some insight into how it all works, by sharing a story of a client who  recently retained The Law Offices of Saul Kobrick obtain Medicaid coverage for his wife’s care.

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We Dodged the Fiscal Cliff – How the New Tax Bill Affects You

Posted On 1/7/2013

In case you haven’t heard, the New Year brought a new law recently signed by the President. To avoid the country from falling off the “fiscal cliff,” the “American Taxpayer Relief Act” was approved on New Year’s Day.

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The Estate Tax Ball is About to Drop!

Posted On 12/20/2012

There are only a few days left before the clock strikes midnight on December 31st and the tax law changes. Or will it?

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THE LAW OFFICES OF SAUL KOBRICK, P.C. GETS BACK TO THE BASICS

Posted On 11/8/2011

Attorney Saul Kobrick Attends Conference of Elite Estate Planning Professionals to Review the Essentials of Planning for the Future of his Clients

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DO YOU KNOW JAMES BYRNE? The Law Offices of Saul Kobrick, P.C. Thinks He is Worth Knowing!

Posted On 11/8/2011

The Law Offices of Saul Kobrick, P.C., an Elder Law and Estate Planning Law Firm located in Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties of New York, would like to welcome, Trusts & Estates Attorney, James Byrne. 

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LAW OFFICES OF SAUL KOBRICK TRANSITIONS TO PAPERLESS

Posted On 8/1/2011

The Law Offices of Saul Kobrick, P.C. is transitioning to become paperless. As the “Information Age” continues, and new technologies are emerging, we are working smarter and refining the way we serve our clients. Our goal is to provide a better, faster, and more cost-effective means of accessing documents and information.

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ESTATE PLANNING ATTORNEY SAUL KOBRICK & STAFF RECEIVE COMPREHENSIVE TRAINING AT ACADEMY CONFERENCE

Posted On 6/1/2011

Estate Planning Attorney Saul Kobrick attended an educational conference in New Orleans, LA from May 12, 2011 to May 15, 2011 sponsored by the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.

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Congratulations to Sheila L. Panzella for 15 years of Exceptional Service!

Posted On 5/9/2011

The Law Offices of Saul Kobrick is pleased to congratulate paralegal, Sheila Panzella, for her 15 years of exceptional service to the firm. Ms. Panzella assists clients in our Nassau County and Westchester offices. Since the early days of this firm, Ms. Panzella has gained extensive experience in a broad spectrum of estate planning and elder law. The professionalism and expertise she brings to our team has been invaluable, and we would like to take this opportunity to thank Ms. Panzella for her commitment and dedication.

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The Law Offices of Saul Kobrick Proudly Supports “The Alzheimer’s Disease Education Conference & Expo 2011”

Posted On 4/4/2011

On March 10, 2011 Anthony Moccia, an associate attorney with the Law Offices of Saul Kobrick, P.C. represented the estate planning and elder law firm at the Alzheimer’s Disease Education Conference & Expo sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association. 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SAUL KOBRICK VOTED PLANDOME MANOR VILLAGE JUSTICE

Posted On 3/16/2011

Saul Kobrick Voted Plandome Manor Village Justice

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ATTORNEY SAUL KOBRICK ATTENDS CONFERENCE ADDRESSING THE IMPORTANCE OF MARRIAGE EQUALITY

Posted On 3/1/2011

Will legislation finally be passed that allows for same sex marriage in New York- or at the very least awards same-sex couples the right to form a civil union, giving domestic partners the same inheritance rights as married couples? 

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ANNOUNCING NEW SOCIAL MEDIA LAUNCH

Posted On 2/1/2011

Our new presence on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and You Tube enables us to communicate about estate planning and elder law changes, spread our law firm news and share updates about our public events. By subscribing to our blog or becoming a “fan” of our firm on Facebook, Twitter and Linked In, our clients and friends can be easily updated on office happenings, upcoming seminars, and exclusive tips and articles on estate planning, elder law, retirement tips and so much more.  

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2011 Brings a New Face to our Firm Family

Posted On 1/7/2011

We, at The Law Offices of Saul Kobrick, P.C.,  are so proud to announce that now, as we enter into a new year, we have a new name and face to add to our firm family. Please welcome, Trusts & Estates Paralegal Tamar Sklover to our Probate and Estate Administration Department.

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How the New Estate Tax Exclusion Affects Your Estate Plan

Posted On 12/28/2010

On December 17th, Congress revised the estate tax with a new law, TRA 2010, that sets the exclusion amount at $5 million per person for 2010 – 2012. However, this temporary adjustment to the estate tax exclusion disappears in 2013, and returns with an exclusion of $1 million per person. Read more about how the estate tax revision under TRA 2010 will affect your estate plan, regardless of whether you have a taxable estate.

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How the New Estate Tax Exclusion Affects Your Estate Plan

Posted On 12/28/2010

On December 17th, Congress revised the estate tax with a new law, TRA 2010, that sets the exclusion amount at $5 million per person for 2010 – 2012. However, this temporary adjustment to the estate tax exclusion disappears in 2013, and returns with an exclusion of $1 million per person. Read more about how the estate tax revision under TRA 2010 will affect your estate plan, regardless of whether you have a taxable estate.

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American Academy Awards Fellow Designation to Saul Kobrick

Posted On 10/20/2010

Attorney Kobrick recognized for outstanding achievement in experience and service

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A New Year Means New Beginnings

Posted On 1/8/2010

The Law Offices of Saul Kobrick, P.C. encourages clients to resolve to help someone you love this new year. 

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ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY FOR THE LAW OFFICES OF SAUL KOBRICK, P.C. TURNS FIVE THIS YEAR!

Posted On 9/30/2009

The Law Offices of Saul Kobrick, P.C. is pleased to announce the five year anniversary of senior Associate Attorney Mary A. Miller.

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SUBSTANTIAL REVISIONS TO THE NEW YORK LAWS GOVERNING THE POWERS OF ATTORNEY

Posted On 9/10/2009

Attorney Saul Kobrick discusses a new bill that was signed into law by Governor David A. Paterson in January of this year, and took effect on September 1, 2009.

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Michael Jackson's Death - Why YOU Need Your Estate Planning Documents in Order

Posted On 6/29/2009

The sudden death of Michael Jackson serves as a reminder to everyone that, no matter your age, you need to have your estate planning in order. The pop superstar died on Thursday, June 25th at 50 years old. The media is speculating as to how his estate will be handled and the future of his young children. No public statement has been made in regard to his personal planning and the media and the nation will wait anxiously to see how this unfolds. If Michael Jackson prepared a Trust the public will most likely never know the details as it will be held private, however, if he had a Will it becomes part of public record. In the state of California, a Will needs to be presented within 30 days. Jackson's assets, royalties and the amount of debt he had accumulated most likely will lead to lengthy battles over his estate.

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The Secret's Out!

Posted On 6/10/2009

Attorney Saul Kobrick reveals Medicaid Planning Strategies to Clients!

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American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys Recognized by Money Magazine Again

Posted On 5/29/2009

Carolyn Bigdas article "Rethink Your Legacy" in the June issue of Money Magazine explores the five questions you should be asking regarding your estate. The article recommends the American Academys website, www.aaepa.com, as a source to find a qualified estate planning attorney. The Associate Director of Education at the Academy, Steve Hartnett, was also interviewed in the article and lent his expertise to one of the five questions. This is the fifth mention of finding a quality attorney on the American Academys members list by Money Magazine in the last 21 issues.

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SAUL KOBRICK ATTENDS EXCLUSIVE ESTATE PLANNING CONFERENCE IN MEMPHIS, TN

Posted On 4/30/2009

Long Island – Local Estate Planning Attorney Saul Kobrick attended an educational conference in Memphis, TN on April 23, 2009 sponsored by the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys

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Consumer Reports Recommends American Academy

Posted On 1/29/2009

The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys was recommended in the January 2009 Consumer Reports Money Adviser newsletter. The article “How to Avoid Inheritance Feuds” focuses on techniques for avoiding conflict after a loved one passes away.

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Estate Planning and Elder Law Firm Reveals How to Protect Your Wealth From Catastrophic Nursing Home Costs

Posted On 1/23/2009

The law offices of Saul Kobrick, P.C. is presenting a series of Free Medicaid Planning Workshops for area residents that want to hear straight talk about legally protecting assets from the devastating costs of nursing homes.

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Money Magazine Recognizes American Academy!

Posted On 12/26/2008

In the January 2009 issue of Money Magazine, Walecia Konrads article entitled "Keep It In The Family" focuses on making sure the wealth youve worked so hard to accumulate will go to the people you love.

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LOCAL ESTATE PLANNING ATTORNEY JOINS THE LINKEDIN NETWORK TO OFFER ADVICE AND EXPERTISE TO LEGAL AND FINANCIAL PROFESSIONALS

Posted On 11/13/2008

Saul Kobrick explains how excited he is to participate in an online professional network, and how this participation will impact members of our community.

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LOCAL ATTORNEY RECEIVES ESTATE PLANNING LEGAL TRAINING AT ACADEMY CONFERENCE

Posted On 10/29/2008

For more information please contact Denise LoMonte at (516) 248-9500 for by email at Denise@kobricklaw.com.  Media inquiries on estate planning topics are also welcome.

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Message from Saul Kobrick

Posted On 10/14/2008

Financial Crisis Brings Concerns Regarding Protection of Financial Assets

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THE TOP 10 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT ESTATE PLANNING

Posted On 9/5/2008

"Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it." -Mark Twain.

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Appreciation For Superb Services

Posted On 7/25/2008

Client shares meaningful feedback commending members of our staff who live up to our expected standards of excellence.

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Merrill Lynch Advisors Seek Estate Planning Advice From Garden City Law Firm

Posted On 7/22/2008

Joseph McDowell, Financial Planner with Merrill Lynch, has asked that Attorney Saul Kobrick present a free seminar to Nassau County Residents in order to educate the community on estate planning strategies that work.

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American Academy Mentioned Again in Money Magazine!

Posted On 3/18/2008

Robert Armstrong, President of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, was interviewed by Money Magazine senior writer Penelope Wang for her article "A Midlife Money Checkup" in the March 2008 Issue.

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American Academy Recommended by Nationally Syndicated Talk Show Host

Posted On 12/20/2007

The John Tesh Radio Show recommended the American Academy as a resource for finding an estate planning attorney. The segment focusing on money and finance originally aired in September 2007 and was repeated in December 2007.

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American Academy Mentioned in Money Magazine

Posted On 10/25/2007

The September issue of Money Magazine has an article entitled,"20 Timeless Money Rules." Rule 17, Exiting Gracefully, is particularly significant because it emphasizes the importance of putting together your estate plan. The recommendation of Money Magazine is that you search for a member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys: "To find a lawyer, ask friends and colleagues for recommendations or get referrals online at the website of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys (aaepa.com)."

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