You're getting older, and you know that it's time to appoint an executor or trustee to your estate. You want to protect your assets and estate as much as possible while still giving your beneficiaries the things you've saved for them.Since you already have a trust or...
Month: February 2018
Seniors are often a target for financial abuse
On Behalf of Salem Shor & Saperstein, LLP | Feb 15, 2018 | Blog
It is sad to think that some of our most vulnerable members of society fall prey to those hoping to exploit them financially. Unfortunately for many senior citizens in New York and elsewhere, this can easily be the case. As your parents age, they may become...
‘Do Not Resuscitate’ orders and your preferences
On Behalf of Salem Shor & Saperstein, LLP | Feb 13, 2018 | Elder Law
At your request, you're able to have a "Do Not Resuscitate" (DNR) order in your medical charts. There are a few restrictions, though. For example, if you have a disease that affects your mental state, you may not be able to sign legally binding documents. All adult...
James Brown’s estate is still pending 11 years later
On Behalf of Salem Shor & Saperstein, LLP | Feb 7, 2018 | Probate/estate Administration
The late James Brown passed 11 years ago, yet his estate is not yet settled. His estate plan did not distribute his wealth well, according to a report, and in reality, not a cent has gone to his beneficiaries. The report states that there have been dozens of disputes...
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