FINKEL & FERNANDEZ, LLP
At Finkel & Fernandez, LLP., our co-founding partners, Fern J. Finkel and Julie Stoil Fernandez, bring decades of experience in elder law, estate planning and special needs planning and advocacy to our clients.
We offer a wide variety of services and practical planning instruments for the protection of older adults, persons with disabilities and their loved ones. We work closely with clients and their families to plan for future financial and personal safety through estate and asset protection planning, special needs trusts, Medicaid and benefits planning, and advance directives including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care proxies, living wills and other planning instruments. We represent clients in Article 81 guardianship proceedings, and are frequently appointed by the Courts as Court Evaluator, as Counsel to the Alleged Incapacitated Person, and as Guardian.
We offer our counsel on long term care placement, benefits planning, financial options, and legal issues facing the elderly and disabled, with an eye towards maximizing our clients' independence and ability to remain at home. We take pride in our commitment to compassionate listening and to protecting vulnerable seniors and disabled persons.
WE REPRESENT CLIENTS IN ALL COUNTIES OF NEW YORK CITY AS WELL AS NASSAU, SUFFOLK AND WESTCHESTER COUNTIES.
WE PROVIDE IN-HOME CONSULTATIONS ON REQUEST.