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Congratulations to my friends at Genser C**a Elder Law on winning the designation of Best Elder Law firm in LIBN's 2020 Reader Rankings competition. A well-deserved honor!
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Leading Elder Law Firm on Long Island C**a Elder Law is an award winning Elder Law and Estate Planning firm on Long Island. We provide a holistic approach to Elder Law by assisting our clients with not just legal issues, but also caregiver issues, family dynamics, financial matters and practical issues as well.

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How to disaster-proof your personal finances 07/05/2021

How to disaster-proof your personal finances

Having the proper financial documents and information in place can be a huge help to your family in the event of your death or could even help you navigate the aftermath of a disaster you survive. https://cnb.cx/3AiqEKG

How to disaster-proof your personal finances Here are some steps you can take to ensure your finances are in order in an emergency.

07/02/2021

Have a Happy and Safe Holiday Weekend from All of Us at Cona Elder Law!

Have a Happy and Safe Holiday Weekend from All of Us at Cona Elder Law!

Gurwin Healthcare System's 33rd Annual Leonard Ugelow Memorial Gurwin Classic - Cona Elder Law 07/01/2021

Gurwin Healthcare System's 33rd Annual Leonard Ugelow Memorial Gurwin Classic - Cona Elder Law

Jennifer Cona is serving on the Gurwin Healthcare System golf committee for the 33rd Annual Leonard Ugelow Memorial Gurwin Classic. Join us in supporting Gurwin! Click below for sponsorship opportunities.

Gurwin Healthcare System's 33rd Annual Leonard Ugelow Memorial Gurwin Classic - Cona Elder Law Click to play an audio version of this article Founder and Managing Partner Jennifer Cona is serving on the Gurwin Healthcare System golf committee for the 33rd Annual Leonard Ugelow Memorial Gurwin Classic, “It gives me great pride to support my friends at Gurwin – innovators and leaders in the...

Fiduciary Duties in Trusts and Estate Planning 06/30/2021

Fiduciary Duties in Trusts and Estate Planning

If you choose to use a trust to organize your estate, then whomever you appoint as trustee has certain legal obligations, known as fiduciary duty. #EstatePlanning https://yhoo.it/3gbKhK0

Fiduciary Duties in Trusts and Estate Planning As you plan how you will leave your estate, it's important to your family’s future that you leave a legacy with well-executed documents. It's also essential that you understand all of the roles of the people involved in your estate, … Continue reading ->The post Fiduciary Duties in Trusts and Es...

Revocable vs. Irrevocable Trust: What to Know - NerdWallet 06/28/2021

Revocable vs. Irrevocable Trust: What to Know - NerdWallet

When figuring out how to transfer assets to heirs, it's common in estate planning to have your will work in conjunction with a trust. But in order to decide whether a trust might fit with your future goals, you’ll need to understand the two main types of trusts: revocable and irrevocable. https://bit.ly/2U5cCfa

Revocable vs. Irrevocable Trust: What to Know - NerdWallet Figuring out your estate plan, or leaving assets behind, can be challenging. Learn about revocable and irrevocable trusts to help determine what's best for you.

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Homes are typically a family’s largest asset, especially on Long Island. Join our Protecting the Family Home webinar on June 29th at 8:30am to review the tools available to protect the family home and minimize your risks with regard to Medicaid planning and taxes. Register now: http://ow.ly/H5cr50FkdNn

Homes are typically a family’s largest asset, especially on Long Island. Join our Protecting the Family Home webinar on June 29th at 8:30am to review the tools available to protect the family home and minimize your risks with regard to Medicaid planning and taxes. Register now: http://ow.ly/H5cr50FkdNn

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Founder and Managing Partner Jennifer Cona is serving on the Gurwin Healthcare System golf committee for the 33rd Annual Leonard Ugelow Memorial Gurwin Classic, "It gives me great pride to support my friends at Gurwin – innovators and leaders in the field of senior health care."

Founder and Managing Partner Jennifer Cona is serving on the Gurwin Healthcare System golf committee for the 33rd Annual Leonard Ugelow Memorial Gurwin Classic, "It gives me great pride to support my friends at Gurwin – innovators and leaders in the field of senior health care."

Timeline Photos 06/24/2021

Congratulations to attorney Cameron M. Catrambone who was feted at a garden party yesterday on Hofstra’s campus for receiving Hofstra University's Outstanding Women in Law Award!

Congratulations to attorney Cameron M. Catrambone who was feted at a garden party yesterday on Hofstra’s campus for receiving Hofstra University's Outstanding Women in Law Award!

Estate planning 101: Your guide to wills, trusts and all your end-of-life documents 06/24/2021

Estate planning 101: Your guide to wills, trusts and all your end-of-life documents

It's never too early to start working on how your things will be handled once you pass away. #EstatePlanning https://cnet.co/3f6tM1w

Estate planning 101: Your guide to wills, trusts and all your end-of-life documents It's never too early to start working on how your things will be handled once you pass away.

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Join our Comprehensive Planning for Borrowing webinar tomorrow, June 24th at 8:30am to learn about mortgages, reverse mortgages and home equity loans when planning for your future. Register Now: http://ow.ly/ib4Y50FgWNy

Join our Comprehensive Planning for Borrowing webinar tomorrow, June 24th at 8:30am to learn about mortgages, reverse mortgages and home equity loans when planning for your future. Register Now: http://ow.ly/ib4Y50FgWNy

Will vs. Trust: Know the Differences - NerdWallet 06/21/2021

Will vs. Trust: Know the Differences - NerdWallet

While each can be a pillar of estate planning, wills and trusts have key differences to consider, from when they take effect to whether or how much they can be contested. https://bit.ly/3gxxCE9

Will vs. Trust: Know the Differences - NerdWallet Wills and trusts are estate planning tools used to pass assets on to heirs. Knowing their differences can help you decide which one is best for you.

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We are pleased to announce that Cona Elder Law Associate Cameron M. Catrambone, Esq. has been selected to receive the 2021 Outstanding Women in Law award from Hofstra University Maurice A. Deane School of Law, which recognizes and celebrates women who have made meaningful and inspiring contributions to the legal community.

Cameron will be feted at a Garden Party on June 23, 2021 on Hofstra’s campus, where Lifetime Achievement Honoree Hillary Rodham Clinton will be the special guest speaker.

We are pleased to announce that Cona Elder Law Associate Cameron M. Catrambone, Esq. has been selected to receive the 2021 Outstanding Women in Law award from Hofstra University Maurice A. Deane School of Law, which recognizes and celebrates women who have made meaningful and inspiring contributions to the legal community.

Cameron will be feted at a Garden Party on June 23, 2021 on Hofstra’s campus, where Lifetime Achievement Honoree Hillary Rodham Clinton will be the special guest speaker.

3 tips for navigating estate planning with loved ones 06/16/2021

3 tips for navigating estate planning with loved ones

Though end-of-life planning is a sensitive topic, sitting down to consider a loved one’s estate and distribution of wealth not only sets families at ease, but ensures smooth transitions of assets without unnecessary legal hurdles. https://on.mktw.net/3cvkD30

3 tips for navigating estate planning with loved ones This is the cornerstone of any healthy financial plan

What Is A Beneficiary? | Bankrate 06/14/2021

What Is A Beneficiary? | Bankrate

A beneficiary of the account is someone who is entitled to the benefits of the account, typically, on the death of the account holder. If you’ve purchased life insurance, for example, you name a beneficiary who receives the benefits of the policy when you pass. https://bit.ly/3jbC8HC

What Is A Beneficiary? | Bankrate The beneficiary is typically a person, but it could be any number of individuals as well as other entities.

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Founder and Managing Partner Jennifer Cona Recognized as a Leader in Healthcare Law in Long Island Business News Who’s Who in Healthcare Professionals and Healthcare Law! http://ow.ly/it7n50F7GZ7

Founder and Managing Partner Jennifer Cona Recognized as a Leader in Healthcare Law in Long Island Business News Who’s Who in Healthcare Professionals and Healthcare Law! http://ow.ly/it7n50F7GZ7

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Founder and Managing Partner Jennifer Cona was recognized in Long Island Business News' 2021 Most Powerful Women on Long Island! http://ow.ly/r9UL50F7tdL

Founder and Managing Partner Jennifer Cona was recognized in Long Island Business News' 2021 Most Powerful Women on Long Island! http://ow.ly/r9UL50F7tdL

Revocable Trust vs. Will: What’s the Difference? 06/09/2021

Revocable Trust vs. Will: What’s the Difference?

Every estate is different in size and needs. It’s up to each individual to create an estate plan that fits their unique situation. Wills and trusts are both important steps in many people’s estate plan. https://yhoo.it/3vMUW5F

Revocable Trust vs. Will: What’s the Difference? Estate planning is also an important step in taking care of what matters most: your loved ones and the life you’ve worked hard for. Two of the options are a revocable trust and a will. But which one is the … Continue reading → The post Revocable Trust vs. Will: What’s the Difference? appeare...

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Join our webinar on the New Power of Attorney tomorrow, June 10th at 8:30am. Partner Marcus O'Toole-Gelo will discuss the legal changes and review all of the essential estate planning documents for both younger and older individuals. To register: http://ow.ly/42HF50F6ExI

Join our webinar on the New Power of Attorney tomorrow, June 10th at 8:30am. Partner Marcus O'Toole-Gelo will discuss the legal changes and review all of the essential estate planning documents for both younger and older individuals. To register: http://ow.ly/42HF50F6ExI

The New Power of Attorney: What You Need to Know for June 13th - Cona Elder Law 06/08/2021

The New Power of Attorney: What You Need to Know for June 13th - Cona Elder Law

The New Power of Attorney: What You Need to Know for June 13th - Cona Elder Law Click to play an audio version of this article As published on Longisland.com and Danspapers.com As we reflect on the lessons learned during the pandemic, one thing is certain: the unexpected and unthinkable can happen to any one of us at any time. Peopleof all ages are rushing to get their estate p...

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What Does the Future Look Like for Your Child With Special Needs? Join our webinar tomorrow, June 8th at 8:30am to review multigenerational estate planning, prepare for healthcare and financial decisions and understand Guardianships, ABLE accounts and Trusts. To register: http://ow.ly/44oR50F4Qn8

What Does the Future Look Like for Your Child With Special Needs? Join our webinar tomorrow, June 8th at 8:30am to review multigenerational estate planning, prepare for healthcare and financial decisions and understand Guardianships, ABLE accounts and Trusts. To register: http://ow.ly/44oR50F4Qn8

7 Steps To Ensure A Successful Estate Plan 06/07/2021

7 Steps To Ensure A Successful Estate Plan

Your estate plan is much more likely to be successful when you recognize and avoid the most common mistakes and take some key actions that often are overlooked. https://bit.ly/3c8j6zZ

7 Steps To Ensure A Successful Estate Plan Most estate plans fail. Simple steps can ensure yours isn't one of them.

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Cona Elder Law Managing Partner and Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center's Chair of the Board of Trustees Jennifer Cona pictured at the annual LIAD Here's to Hope luncheon fundraiser. A wonderful time was had by all!

06/04/2021

TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO VOTE (June 4th 2021)!
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Cona Elder Law is proud to be a platinum sponsor of the Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center's Here's to Hope Luncheon today, June 4th!

Cona Elder Law is proud to be a platinum sponsor of the Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center's Here's to Hope Luncheon today, June 4th!

06/03/2021
What Is Estate Planning? | The Motley Fool 05/29/2021

What Is Estate Planning? | The Motley Fool

Estate planning is the process of preparing for end-of-life issues, planning for what will happen after your death, and taking control over your legacy. https://bit.ly/2VRe8OK

What Is Estate Planning? | The Motley Fool Find out 10 reasons you need an estate plan -- and much more.

Estate Planning for Your Pets: Arranging for the Care of Your Beloved Pets After Your Become Incapacitated or Pass - Cona Elder Law 05/28/2021

Estate Planning for Your Pets: Arranging for the Care of Your Beloved Pets After Your Become Incapacitated or Pass - Cona Elder Law

New York passed a law making substantial revisions to the statutory form of Power of Attorney. Effective June 13, 2021, the Power of Attorney you sign must be this new legal document. Now is a perfect time to update your Power of Attorney and arrange for the estate planning and care of ALL of your loved ones - including your pets!

Estate Planning for Your Pets: Arranging for the Care of Your Beloved Pets After Your Become Incapacitated or Pass - Cona Elder Law Click to play an audio version of this article Like countless pet owners, you may be deeply concerned about the welfare of your pets after you pass away or distressed about your pet’s care should you become incapacitated or require care in a healthcare facility. Like your other loved ones, you can...

Irrevocable Trusts: When Are They a Good Idea? 05/27/2021

Irrevocable Trusts: When Are They a Good Idea?

While a last will and testament requires a probate court process to distribute your assets to heirs, most trusts avoid probate. However, your lifestyle and personal preferences will dictate whether an irrevocable trust or a revocable trust is best suited to your needs.

Irrevocable Trusts: When Are They a Good Idea? An irrevocable trust can maintain your wishes after you die, but it will cost you some flexibility. While a last will and testament requires a probate court process to distribute your assets to heirs, most trusts avoid probate. However, your … Continue reading ->The post Irrevocable Trusts: When A...

05/26/2021

Help us continue our winning streak! Vote daily until June 4th for Cona Elder Law for the 2021 LIBN Reader Rankings in the categories: "Best Elder Care Law Firm," "Best Trust and Estates Law Firm" and "Best Law Firm (Overall)." http://ow.ly/ycEg50EOzXW
We appreciate your vote!

05/25/2021

Join The Bristal Assisted Living's 2021 Veterans Aid & Attendance Pension webinar presented by Partner Melissa Negrin-Wiener tonight, May 25th at 7:00pm. RSVP to Kristen Kupfer at [email protected] or 516.506.2298.

Join The Bristal Assisted Living's 2021 Veterans Aid & Attendance Pension webinar presented by Partner Melissa Negrin-Wiener tonight, May 25th at 7:00pm. RSVP to Kristen Kupfer at [email protected] or 516.506.2298.

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Join our planning & dementia webinar for information on estate and Medicaid planning when Assisted Living may be in your future.
May 25th | 8:30am
Click here to register: http://ow.ly/tq3r50EU9Jd

Join our planning & dementia webinar for information on estate and Medicaid planning when Assisted Living may be in your future.
May 25th | 8:30am
Click here to register: http://ow.ly/tq3r50EU9Jd

What Happens To Your Mortgage Debt When You Die? 05/22/2021

What Happens To Your Mortgage Debt When You Die?

State and federal laws determine what happens to the house and the mortgage when the owner dies. The owner also has a say, as long as they do some basic estate planning. https://bit.ly/3hCzrk2

What Happens To Your Mortgage Debt When You Die? Understanding what happens to your debt when you die is an important part of estate planning—and you don’t have to be rich to have an estate. Everything you own and owe makes up your estate. For many people, that includes a house with a mortgage. The median housing-related debt of a 65- to 74-ye...

Cona Elder Law Partners with CCDBT for Mental Health Awareness Month - Cona Elder Law 05/20/2021

Cona Elder Law Partners with CCDBT for Mental Health Awareness Month - Cona Elder Law

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Click below to see how Cona Elder Law supports our employees' mental health.

Cona Elder Law Partners with CCDBT for Mental Health Awareness Month - Cona Elder Law Click to play an audio version of this article Published in Long Island Business News by Julianne Mosher Melville-based Cona Elder law is partnering this month with the Center for Cognitive and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (CCDBT) in Lake Success. Together the two developed a customized program offe...

The Biggest Favor You Can Do for Your Family Right Now 05/20/2021

The Biggest Favor You Can Do for Your Family Right Now

Every adult needs to consider putting together basic estate documents. https://bit.ly/37RXQLh

The Biggest Favor You Can Do for Your Family Right Now Make your will. Seriously.

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Join our Triple Threat: Elder Law Solutions When Money, Emotions and Family Discord Derail Planning webinar tomorrow, May 20th at 8:30am. Family fighting, dysfunction and long-standing resentments can play out over money when a family member passes - let us guide you through solutions.

Register Now: http://ow.ly/KmRU50EQGYJ

Join our Triple Threat: Elder Law Solutions When Money, Emotions and Family Discord Derail Planning webinar tomorrow, May 20th at 8:30am. Family fighting, dysfunction and long-standing resentments can play out over money when a family member passes - let us guide you through solutions.

Register Now: http://ow.ly/KmRU50EQGYJ

Our Story

C**a Elder Law is an award winning law firm based in Melville, Long Island. Our practice concentrates in the areas of elder law, estate planning, estate administration and litigation, special needs planning and health care law.

Celebrating over 20 years in practice, C**a Elder Law is proud to be recognized for our innovative strategies, creative techniques and unparalleled legal skills combined with unwavering tenacity that is completely focused on our paramount objective – not just satisfying the needs of our clients but exceeding expectations.

Our mission is to inspire and empower older adults to embrace aging with support and resources through a holistic approach to Elder Law. We provide thought leadership and deliver exceptional legal services to both families and the health care industry, finding innovative strategies and solutions to ensure our older adults receive quality care. We are dedicated to our clients, our community and our employees and to making New York a great place to live, work and age with grace.

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Melville, NY
11747

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Genser Dubow Genser & C**a LLP (GDGC) is a full service law firm located in Melville, Long Island. GDGC offers a comprehensive range of Elder Law and Estate Planning services as well as Healthcare Facility Representation and Litigation. Established in 1968, GDGC has been serving New York and Nassau County & Suffolk County Long Island with unsurpassed expertise and advocacy skills in this ever-changing area of the law. GDGC offers a personal approach to elder law and estate planning. We carefully analyze individual needs and advise our clients each step of the way so the process and results are easy to understand. Since each client's circumstances are different, we customize a plan that works for an individual client and their family. If you need Long Island elder law or estate planning help in Nassau County, Suffolk County or in New York, please contact us online or call us at 631.390.5000. GDGC is also an aggressive advocate for our healthcare facility clients. We help healthcare facilities improve and protect their bottom line. GDGC offers expertise not only in elder law but also in litigation in all New York court jurisdictions. We provide cost-effective innovative solutions to facility issues, be they Medicaid matters, guardianships, discharge issues or collection problems. GDGC is recognized for our creative advocacy and incomparable negotiating skills.

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Monday 9am - 6pm
Tuesday 9am - 6pm
Wednesday 9am - 6pm
Thursday 9am - 6pm
Friday 9am - 6pm
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Marilyn Pilnacek, Licensed Agent with New York Life Marilyn Pilnacek, Licensed Agent with New York Life
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Marie Kirsch at Prudential Marie Kirsch at Prudential
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Christopher Kotak, Financial Services Professional with Nylife Securities Christopher Kotak, Financial Services Professional with Nylife Securities
520 Broad Hollow Road
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Sandra Scanni, Financial Services Professional with Nylife Securities LLC Sandra Scanni, Financial Services Professional with Nylife Securities LLC
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Gavin Donohue, Licensed Agent with New York Life Gavin Donohue, Licensed Agent with New York Life
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Bruno, Gerbino, Soriano & Aitken, LLP Bruno, Gerbino, Soriano & Aitken, LLP
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Jaidi Angulo, Licensed Agent with New York Life Jaidi Angulo, Licensed Agent with New York Life
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Lamar Lowe, Agent Lamar Lowe, Agent
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Insurance Broker specializing in Auto, Home, Commercial, Life, Health and TLC insurance. We have direct relationships with most major insurance carriers.

Billy Louie, Licensed Agent with New York Life Billy Louie, Licensed Agent with New York Life
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Agent licensed to sell insurance through New York Life Insurance Company.

Dora Cardona, Agent with New York Life Insurance Company Dora Cardona, Agent with New York Life Insurance Company
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