Watch Presentation “Essential Health Care Directives: Especially Essential Now in the Pandemic” by Fern Finkel for the Brooklyn Bar Association, Access to Justice Task Force
Watch Presentation “Medicaid Overview 2020: The Changing Landscape” by Fern Finkel for the Brooklyn Bar Association, Access to Justice Task Force.
This chart will serve as a valuable reference tool for attorneys to use in cross-border Medicaid planning for their clients with interests in multiple states.
Ready to Leave the Hospital but No Way Out: by Julie Stoil Fernandez, NYSBA Elder Law and Special Needs Journal, Summer 2020
For some immigrants, hospital admission in medical emergencies may save their lives, but the stay may be permanent.
The 2020-2021 (Fiscal Year 2021) New York State Budget was enacted by Governor Cuomo on April 3, 2020, with a severe impact on Medicaid eligibility rules and requirements. Some of the most significant changes that may affect you or your loved ones.
On April 7, 2020, Governor Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.14, authorizing virtual witnessing of documents in New York State. The Governor’s Executive Order 202.07, issued March 19, 2020, had previously authorized virtual notarization. Together, these two Executive Orders provide planning opportunities we can navigate together while social distancing protocols remain in place.
Our office has implemented the policies mandated by the Governor’s March 18, 2020 Executive Order 202.6, requiring all attorneys and staff to work remotely.
We truly hope this letter finds you and your families well and healthy. We are writing to you at this time to provide some good planning tips and recommendations regarding your Advance Directives.
The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act, known as the “SECURE ACT”, was signed into Federal Law on December 20, 2019. This law includes significant reforms you should be aware of that impact how retirement accounts are treated.
When dating your documents and signing your checks this year, do not use “20” as the year. Instead, write out the full four digits: “2020”.