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by Nancy J. Brady, RN, Esq., Partner, Brady & Marshak, LLP Attorneys at Law One of the critical parts of estate planning is the completion of advance health care directives. Advance health care directives include completion of documents to ensure that your wishes regarding medical care and treatment are carried out should you become unable

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by Nancy J. Brady, Esq., Partner, Brady & Marshak, LLP Attorneys at Law Last month, on Friday, December 22nd, President Trump signed H.R. 1, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” into law.  The following is a brief summary of a few of the changes: Spouses (who are U.S. citizens) may leave any amount to surviving

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By Alexander Bader, Esq., Senior Associate Attorney, Brady & Marshak, LLP For most of us there is no “convenient time” to discuss estate planning. Yet with the holiday season on the horizon there may be no better time to address the importance of having a proper estate plan in place.  We spend more time with

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by Alexander S. Bader, Esq., Brady & Marshak, LLP, Attorneys at Law As we all know, there is no event more difficult in life than the loss of a loved one. Beyond the most important issues resulting from such a loss: the grieving, healing and honoring of the deceased, there are many steps to be

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by Nancy J. Brady, RN, Esq. A Last Will and Testament, commonly known as a “Will” is documentation of one’s wishes as to how his/her possessions and assets should be distributed after death. While almost everyone is familiar with the term “Last Will and Testament”, surprisingly enough, not everyone has a Will in place, or

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By Alexander Bader, Esq. As practicing attorneys at Brady & Marshak, LLP, we commonly assist clients in meeting their estate planning goals.  We also have educational seminars for local communities regarding estate planning.  In engaging with clients, prospective clients and seminar attendees in such a manner, we consistently hear: “My neighbor told me…”; “My cousin

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By Nancy J. Brady, Esq., Partner, Brady & Marshak, LLP Attorneys at Law As we approach the end of summer, many of your children and grandchildren will be heading off to college, and away from home. The fact that he/she will be away from you geographically, once your child has reached the age of 18

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By Nancy J. Brady, RN, Esq., Partner Brady & Marshak, LLP, Attorneys at Law At Brady & Marshak, LLP, our practice if focused on the legal issues of “middle class” New York residents. Many of our clients are homeowners and have reasons to protect the value of their home, which is often their most valuable

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By Alexander Bader, Esq.   As Elder Law and Estate Planning attorneys, we often provide legal advice to our clients centered on proper steps to take with regards to their assets to meet their estate planning goals.  Two most common such estate planning goals are: (1) ensuring the asset can be properly managed should the

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by Nancy J. Brady, RN, Esq., Partner, Brady & Marshak, LLP Estate planning is a general term which most often refers to planning for how one’s property and assets will pass to one’s survivors. Lawyers who practice in the area of estate planning also have an eye towards planning for clients’ incapacity during life, as

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