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Trusts vs. Wills

February 16, 2018

Both trusts and wills can ensure your possessions, assets, and beloved items end up in the right hands after you pass away. While trusts and wills can protect your future, it's important to acknowledge that there is a difference.   Let's take a look at the major differences between a trust and a will.  ...  read more

When Should I File for Bankruptcy?

January 19, 2018

Deciding to file for bankruptcy can be one of the most challenging decisions to make. While filing for bankruptcy can help you get out of crippling debt, it also isn't without consequences. This means you need to seriously think about whether or not bankruptcy is the right option for you.   Let's take a look...  read more

Biggest Mistakes You Can Make On Your Estate Plan - Part II

January 18, 2018

In our last post, we covered some of the biggest mistakes individuals make when creating their estate plan. Let's take a look at a few more problems you need to be aware of when creating your estate plan.   1. Not Including Your Retirement Account in Your Estate PlanĀ    Many of us save money...  read more

Estate Planning Mistakes - Part I

December 19, 2017

Your estate plan is an incredibly important document that you need to be accurate. As an outline for how your loved ones, belongings, and assets should be taken care of after you pass away, you can't afford to have your estate plan be poorly written or incorrect.   Unfortunately, many individuals make mistakes with their...  read more

New York Bankruptcy Exemptions

December 17, 2017

When you file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you're able to settle your debts by selling your assets and paying off whatever debtors you can. However, when you go through the liquidation process, there may be certain assets or items you don't want to sell. New York's bankruptcy exemptions can help you protect some of those...  read more

Estate Planning for Your Pets

November 18, 2017

When we start to make our estate plans, we often think about how we can take care of our children, parents, or other family members if we pass away. However, for many people, pets are just as much a part of the family as any other member. This means many of us want to include...  read more

Bankruptcy FAQ Part II

November 15, 2017

In our last post, we covered some of the most frequently asked questions our clients have when entering the bankruptcy process. Let's dive a bit deeper to consider some additional questions or concerns you may have before you file for bankruptcy.   What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?   Chapter 7 is a form of bankruptcy...  read more

What Trusts Are All About

October 18, 2017

Many people believe they do not need a trust unless they are extremely wealthy. While this may have been the case in the past, establishing a trust is a great way to guarantee your family members are taken care of when you pass away. As a way to bypass many of the challenges a typical...  read more

Bankruptcy FAQ Part 1

October 16, 2017

If you're considering filing for bankruptcy, you probably have more than a few questions. The bankruptcy process can be difficult and confusing, so it is important to fully understand what bankruptcy looks like before you file. To help you develop a better understanding of what it means to file for bankruptcy, we've answered a few...  read more

Estate Planning for Young Brooklyn Families

September 21, 2017

We often believe that because we are young, we have no need for a will or estate plan. While we often think about where our belongings will go as we get older, you are never too young to think about what should happen to your estate after you pass. This is especially true if you're...  read more