NY Elder Law Frequently Asked Questions
What legal services does Littman Krooks LLP provide?
Littman Krooks LLP provides the following services:
- New York Elder Law
- New York Estate Planning
- Special Needs Planning
- Special Education Advocacy
- Corporate Law
What is Elder Law?
Elder Law is the practice of specially-trained attorneys who can help you protect your assets in the event of illness and dispose of your assets upon your demise, with a minimum of taxes and problems. Elder Law attorneys address long term care and estate planning needs of each individual based on his or her unique situation.
How can you help me?
During your first consultation, a well-trained Littman Krooks Manhattan, Westchester or Dutchess Elder Law attorney skilled in all areas of Elder Law will provide you with highly trained staff, skilled in all areas of Elder Law, who will advise you regarding your unique circumstances. After extensive evaluation of your situation, our experienced attorneys will be able to offer suggestions and solutions and propose steps you should take to achieve your goals.
What do I bring to my planning session?
You should bring the completed checklist of documentation that will be sent with a confirmation letter regarding your appointment or planning session.
Do you charge for the planning session with an attorney?
Yes, there is a charge for the planning session which pays for the attorney’s time, review of your situation and legal advice.
Does the meeting fee include the preparation of documents?
No. There is a separate fee to implement an Asset Protection Plan which includes the preparation of documents.
Do you charge for your services by the hour?
For most of our services, the fee is based upon an amount set forth in a retainer agreement. In most cases, we are able to offer our clients a flat fee to perform the requested services. In some situations, there can be an agreement for an hourly charge.
What happens to my plan if the laws change?
Each experienced Elder Law attorney will keep you updated by sending you by sending you Alerts regarding major changes in the law. You can also visit our website for updated information. You can always come in for a follow-up meeting to review your situation at a discounted fee, which will include a summary letter of the meeting.
What is your fee to meet regarding an Elder Law matter?
Our fee for the initial planning session is from $500, which includes a scheduled appointment and a review of any and all documents.
How can I schedule an appointment?
Call us at our New York City, White Plains or Fishkill office. At that time, we will take basic information and schedule a convenient appointment with one of our attorneys.
Where are you located?
New York City Office
655 Third Avenue, 20th Floor
New York, New York 10017
(212) 490-2020 Phone
(212) 490-2990 Fax
399 Knollwood Road
White Plains, NY 10603
(914) 684-2100 Phone
300 Westage Business Center Drive, Suite 400
Fishkill, NY 12524
(845) 896-1106 Phone
(845) 896-1107 Fax
What are your office hours?
Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 6:00pm