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Individualized Planning for Individual Needs

It takes careful planning to provide properly for a loved one with a disability. Families with children with special needs have to be aware of financial planning tools like special needs trusts. They also must consider guardianship and transition planning, as well as providing for their loved one in their estate plan.

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Special Needs Planning: Common Errors

Littman Krooks LLP attorney Amy C. O’Hara, Esq. speaks about common errors she sees in special needs planning, such as not being flexible when drafting trusts, not properly selecting trustees, not considering gifting strategies, contingencies in a special needs trust, and more.

Top 10 Considerations Professionals Must Know When Assisting Families with Special Needs

As professionals we often encounter families who have loved ones with disabilities, whether it is physical, cognitive, or mental health. There are many complex legal and governmental issues surrounding planning for someone with disabilities. Proper planning is critical in protecting these individuals. Amy will highlight ten considerations every professional should

A Blueprint for Aging in Place

How to plan, pay for and coordinate long term care at home. Join us for an interactive Zoom discussion on planning, paying for and coordinating long term care at home. Planning for long term care can be daunting. You will learn about the myths and realities of long term care.

Financial Elder Abuse and Fraud

June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Because of the many issues surrounding elder abuse, Littman Krooks attorney Brian L. Miller, Esq., and his guest, Ilene Amiel, Financial Care Manager from Personal Affairs Administrator Inc., are a hosting a discussion. Brian and Ilene will discuss money management and how

The Benefits of Working With a Financial Planner

Littman Krooks attorney Joel Krooks, Esq., and his co-hosts, Neal Siena, Financial Planning Specialist and Jak Cukaj CFP®, ChFC®, APMA®, Quantum View Wealth Advisory Practice, will discuss the benefits of comprehensive financial planning, including retirement, college education savings, tax and insurance planning and estate planning.

Special Education in New York City

Families in New York City face very specific challenges when advocating for their child’s special education needs. Because of the number of students served in the New York City special education system, the process for obtaining appropriate special education services and filing for an impartial hearing may be different than

Medicaid Planning in New York State

Medicaid can pay for extended care in a skilled nursing facility or other long-term care. In order to qualify, a person’s income and assets must fall below a certain level. Littman Krooks attorney Brian L. Miller, Esq., discusses the importance of Medicaid Planning and how to protect certain assets while

Education Advocacy for a Child with Special Needs

The special education process can be overwhelming. The assistance of experienced counsel can make a world of difference. Littman Krooks partner Marion M. Walsh, Esq., discusses educational advocacy for a child with special needs

Special Needs Planning

Littman Krooks partner Amy C. O'Hara, Esq., discusses the importance of special needs planning. Special needs trusts, also known as supplemental needs trusts, allow you to set aside funds for an individual with a disability, without jeopardizing their eligibility for public benefits.

Importance of Planning for the Future

Littman Krooks founding partner Bernard A. Krooks, J.D., CPA, LLM (in taxation), CELA, AEP® (Distinguished) discusses the important of planning for the future.