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Coronavirus Protection for the Elderly

The coronavirus outbreak has many people clamoring for hand sanitizer and toilet paper; many elderly individuals in our community may be more at risk for infection. When caring for your elderly family member it is important to understand the risk that the novel COVID-19 virus poses towards them. Higher Risk for Symptoms As with many [...]

By |2020-03-19T15:46:27-04:00March 19th, 2020|Elder Care|0 Comments

What is the Surrogate’s Court?

Armstrong & Lamberti, PLLC specializes in a wide array of practice areas, many of which take place within Surrogate’s Court. Surrogate’s Court is a specialized court in the court system that oversees wills and assets of deceased persons. But what does this mean for you? What is Surrogate’s Court Used For? In New York, Surrogate’s [...]

By |2019-10-31T10:28:03-04:00November 5th, 2019|Articles|0 Comments

Long-Term Care Planning

Senior citizens have overcome a lot of risks in life to reach an advanced age. But the biggest risk seniors face is a lack of quality long-term care. Every year, thousands of elderly individuals suffer because they failed to plan for long-term care, even though most will need it. Long-term care can include nursing homes, [...]

By |2019-10-31T09:32:41-04:00October 31st, 2019|Articles, Estate Planning|0 Comments

What Does Power of Attorney Really Mean?

Most people have heard of the term “Power of Attorney” used in courtroom dramas, but aren’t fully aware of what the phrase means. Power of Attorney is a legal device used to grant and recognize the authority of another individual in the stead of another. What is a Power of Attorney Used For? The Agent, [...]

By |2019-09-13T15:15:06-04:00September 13th, 2019|Articles, Estate Planning, Financial|0 Comments

What is the Authority of a Guardian?

You may know that “legal guardian” is a phrase can be applied to a parent for their child, but it can also be applied towards an elderly or disabled person. Guardianship is a court appointment of a guardian to manage the personal and/or financial affairs of a person who cannot manage for him or herself [...]

By |2019-03-29T10:09:32-04:00March 29th, 2019|Elder Care|0 Comments

What is Surrogate’s Court?

Surrogate's Court is a special type of court where proceedings are focused around the estate of a deceased individual. It is up to the Surrogate's Court to ensure that the deceased’s creditors are paid and that the remainder of the individual’s estate is distributed either pursuant to the term of the deceased party's Last Will [...]

By |2019-01-17T11:05:42-05:00February 1st, 2019|Estate Planning, Financial|0 Comments

Common Signs of Elder Abuse

Millions of elderly people in the United States are subjected to Elder Abuse each year. Whether such abuse occurs in their own homes, assisted living facilities or nursing home facilities, it is important to be able to identify signs of abuse that your loved one might be exhibiting. Identifying potential signs of abuse can help [...]

By |2019-01-17T10:12:04-05:00January 24th, 2019|Elder Care|0 Comments

What is an Incentive Trust?

Many movies show a character trying to receive a trust or an inheritance by achieving a specific goal set by the deceased. In movies it is often to get married or finish college. Trusts like these are actually real and not just something Hollywood came up with. In reality, you can set Incentive Trusts for [...]

By |2019-01-17T10:06:27-05:00January 17th, 2019|Estate Planning|0 Comments