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Brandow Law is a full-service firm concentrating on matters involving Estate Planning, Trusts, Elder Law and Real Estate. Regina Brandow brings a unique blend of legal acumen, financial savvy, and deep understanding of special needs families to Brandow Law.

Brandow Law is devoted to working with clients on an individualized basis. The practice is concentrated on Special Needs Trusts, Guardianships and Supplemental Needs Trust for persons with Disabilities, and extends to Estate Planning, Elder Law, Real Estate, and Corporate Law. Regina is a proud member of the American Bar Association! ATTORNEY ADVERTISEMENT: The information contained herein is inte

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09/16/2021

Listen to Regina Brandow LIVE today at 4:30 on LI NEWS RADIO
(WRCN 103.9fm) Listen online at https://linewsradio.com/

Listen to Regina Brandow LIVE today at 4:30 on LI NEWS RADIO
(WRCN 103.9fm) Listen online at https://linewsradio.com/

09/11/2021
09/10/2021

Social Security Announces Online Option for Submitting Work Activity Reports...

Social Security recently announced a new online service that allows disability beneficiaries to electronically complete, sign, and submit the Work Activity Report for Wage Employment (Form SSA-821) and Self-Employment (Form SSA-820). Beneficiaries may use this online service as an alternative to completing a paper version of this form. To complete the form online, beneficiaries need a valid email address. Simply click on the web links below to find the online forms with instructions.

SSA-820 – Work Activity Report (Self-Employed Person) Provides Social Security with work activity information for self-employed individuals applying for or receiving disability benefits.

SSA-821 – Work Activity Report – Provides Social Security with work activity information for individuals applying for or receiving disability benefits.

This new online service is wonderful news for WIPA programs as it makes it much easier for disability beneficiaries to communicate important information about employment or self-employment to Social Security. We hope you will work closely with the beneficiaries you serve to inform them of this new service and support them to use it.

Visit Brandow Law's website: www.brandowlaw.com

Social Security Announces Online Option for Submitting Work Activity Reports...

Social Security recently announced a new online service that allows disability beneficiaries to electronically complete, sign, and submit the Work Activity Report for Wage Employment (Form SSA-821) and Self-Employment (Form SSA-820). Beneficiaries may use this online service as an alternative to completing a paper version of this form. To complete the form online, beneficiaries need a valid email address. Simply click on the web links below to find the online forms with instructions.

SSA-820 – Work Activity Report (Self-Employed Person) Provides Social Security with work activity information for self-employed individuals applying for or receiving disability benefits.

SSA-821 – Work Activity Report – Provides Social Security with work activity information for individuals applying for or receiving disability benefits.

This new online service is wonderful news for WIPA programs as it makes it much easier for disability beneficiaries to communicate important information about employment or self-employment to Social Security. We hope you will work closely with the beneficiaries you serve to inform them of this new service and support them to use it.

Visit Brandow Law's website: www.brandowlaw.com

09/03/2021

In honor of Labor Day
our offices will be closed Monday, September 6, 2021.

From everyone at Brandow Law, we thank you for your business! Have a safe and fun holiday weekend with your loved ones.

In honor of Labor Day
our offices will be closed Monday, September 6, 2021.

From everyone at Brandow Law, we thank you for your business! Have a safe and fun holiday weekend with your loved ones.

09/02/2021

Listen to Regina Brandow LIVE today at 4:30 on LI NEWS RADIO (
WRCN 103.9fm) Listen online at https://linewsradio.com/

Listen to Regina Brandow LIVE today at 4:30 on LI NEWS RADIO (
WRCN 103.9fm) Listen online at https://linewsradio.com/

07/02/2021

Brandow Law wishes you and your loved ones a safe and fun Independence Day holiday weekend!

As you celebrate with food, friends, and fun, please be mindful of veterans, people with PTSD, and pets who may become frightened by fireworks and other pyrotechnics.

Our office will be closed on Monday, July 5th to celebrate our nation's freedom. We will resume our regular business hours on Tuesday, July 6th.

Brandow Law wishes you and your loved ones a safe and fun Independence Day holiday weekend!

As you celebrate with food, friends, and fun, please be mindful of veterans, people with PTSD, and pets who may become frightened by fireworks and other pyrotechnics.

Our office will be closed on Monday, July 5th to celebrate our nation's freedom. We will resume our regular business hours on Tuesday, July 6th.

06/20/2021
02/11/2021

From the Desk of Regina Brandow, Esq...

01/18/2021

🚨BrandowLaw is providing you the updated Medicaid rates for 2021.

🔴The table below provides a quick reference for you to determine your potential and or maintaining eligibility for benefits from a New York Medicaid program.
🔴It is important to note that not meeting all of the requirements below does not mean you are ineligible for Medicaid or cannot become eligible.
✅BrandowLaw is here to assist you. ✅
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01/18/2021

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy"... Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

01/12/2021

🚨Alert: Upcoming LIVE Zoom presentations with Regina Brandow, Esq. 👉Topics: Special Needs Planning/Guardianship. Details are on posted fliers below. ☎️You must call to register for a FREE workshop online zoom presentation.💻 ATTORNEY ADVERTISEMENT www.brandowlaw.com

11/26/2020

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

11/11/2020

Honoring the men & women who have stood in defense of our great nation. Veterans Day 2020

11/05/2020

BRANDOW LAW- MELVILLE- GARDEN CITY- PORT JEFFERSON

Port Jefferson office location available now.
Address:
646 Main St two, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
Please note no mail service at this location.

BRANDOW LAW- Contact Information

-Telephone
(631) 675-2540
(631) 675-2541 FAX

-Address
​445 Broad Hollow Road (rt 110) Suite 25
Melville, NY 11747

600 Old Country Road, Suite 328,
Garden City, NY 11553 NOTE: NO MAIL SERVICE

​646 Main St two,
Port Jefferson, NY 11777 NOTE: NO MAIL SERVICE

email: [email protected]
website: www.brandowlaw.com

aarp.org 11/05/2020

7 Procedures Not Covered By Medicare

7 Things Medicare Doesn’t Cover
You’ll need to plan ahead to pay for some common medical expenses https://www.aarp.org/health/medicare-insurance/info-2018/services-not-covered.html

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10/01/2020

Port Jefferson office location available now.

Address:
646 Main St two, Port Jefferson, NY 11777

Please note no mail service at this location.

BRANDOW LAW- Contact Information
-Telephone
(631) 675-2540
(631) 675-2541 FAX

-Address
​445 Broad Hollow Road (rt 110) Suite 25
Melville, NY 11747

600 Old Country Road, Suite 328,
Garden City, NY 11553 NOTE: NO MAIL SERVICE

​646 Main St two,
Port Jefferson, NY 11777 NOTE: NO MAIL SERVICE

email: [email protected]
website: www.brandowlaw.com

10/01/2020

LONG ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM EXPO - Max Hechtman, director of ”Abigail”

Hello, this is Regina Brandow. I hope everybody is staying healthy and safe.

Supporting young talent has always been important to me that's why I would like to tell you about the Long Island International Film Expo and the virtual screening of a film directed by a special young man. Max Hechtman has entered his short film "ABIGAIL" into the International Film Expo.

Inspired by a true story, ”Abigail” addresses the topics of grief, loss, the complicated topic of end-of-life decisions, and the unique challenges it poses to relationships and family dynamics.

Tuesday, October 6th. Ticket-holders will have access to the film (on computers, tablets, and phones) beginning at 7:30pm, and, then, have 24 hours to watch it as many times as they want. A ticket, which is $7, can be purchased by going to:

https://xerb.tv/channel/liife2020/virtual-events/643

Please join me and others on October 6th to support and enjoy the work of Max Hechtman.

Regina Brandow

07/04/2020

HAVE A HAPPY AND SAFE ONE!

06/21/2020

[06/18/20]   Please note that SS will not consider Economic Impact Payments as income for SSI recipients, and the payments are excluded from resources for 12 months.

While the Treasury Department has sent approximately 160 million stimulus payments, according to a report from the House Ways and Means Committee, approximately 35 million people who are eligible still haven’t received checks. Eight million individuals who receive Social Security or Railroad retirement benefits and millions of SSI and VA recipients who do not file tax returns, as well as millions of others who do not receive any government benefits and are not required to file tax returns, have not received checks.

Advocates have an important role to play in connecting people with these stimulus payments.

Advocates can push states to do outreach to eligible individuals, including those receiving Medicaid, SNAP, and TANF benefits, letting them know about the non-filer portal and encouraging them to submit their information before the October 15, 2020 deadline.

Advocates can also push the Treasury to get the remaining payments out as quickly as possible. The agency has said it may take as long as the end of the year for all the payments to be made, which is too long for those who are in dire need now.
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities has a resource portal to help advocates with outreach. Organizations can also join the campaign and be added to a listserv to connect with other groups.

05/25/2020

MEMORIAL DAY 2020
Honoring the Men and Women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for Our FREEDOM

04/16/2020

HONORING OUR HEALTH CARE HEROS:

For demonstrating unbelievable courage and fearlessness in the fight against coronavirus, we thank you. For your dedication, for your determination, for your unrestrained ability to care for others in the face of danger, we thank you.

Healthcare workers and first responders are putting themselves in harm's way to save those afflicted with a new and dangerous virus in the most selfless way. Your sacrifice has not gone unnoticed. We thank you for the work you are doing. You are all Heros.

04/16/2020

Temporary Changes to the Guardianship Laws

In light of the quickly changing circumstances regarding COVID-19 and lack of access to the courts, Brandow Law would like to make our special needs families aware of temporary changes to the guardianship laws codified under Article 17 of the Surrogate's Court Procedure Act. It allows a stand by (back up) guardian to be designated in writing, in the event the primary guardian is unable to act due to illness or death:

FYI- For parents and caretakers of intellectually disabled or developmentally disabled minors or adults:

On April 7, 2020, Governor Cuomo issued an emergency executive order modifying guardianship procedures under the Surrogate's Court Procedure Act. It allows parents, guardians, legal custodians, and primary caretakers to designate a standby guardian by means of a written designation, without a court proceeding. This executive order applies to health care workers, volunteers and anyone who reasonably believes they have been exposed to COVID-19. Brandow Law can address any questions you may have regarding this provision.

Please contact us at 631 675-2540 or email [email protected].

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brandowlaw.com 04/06/2020

WORKSHOP | Brandowlaw

FREE ONLINE WORKSHOP FOR GUARDIANSHIP IN NY

For those living in New York with special needs children nearing the age of 18, Brandow Law offers an online FREE workshop to learn about Guardianship filing in New York. You can download all forms and the presenter, Regina Brandow, esq, teaches you how to fill in the form line by line. You must register at the link to view the workshop.

https://www.brandowlaw.com/workshop

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04/06/2020

Please join DSAF and the Center for Community Inclusion for this important virtual workshop!

Strategies to Help Prevent Challenging Behavior While at Home with Your Loved one with Down Syndrome!

Dr. Kathleen Feeley, an expert in addressing challenging behavior in children and adults with developmental disabilities will be joining us for a 90 minute webinar.
She will be sharing strategies that can be implemented in our homes to help prevent challenging behaviors.
The Webinar will begin with a few easy to use strategies to help determine "why" the behavior is occurring. This will be followed by a series of strategies you can implement to help your child communicate his/her needs, follow directions, and stay engaged in activities. The webinar will include a chat box where participants can write questions. Hope you can join us for this valuable opportunity.
Presenter: Dr. Kathleen M. Feeley, Center for Community Inclusion, LIU-Post

Date: Thursday April 9, 2020
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Cost: FREE


We will send Zoom link upon registration!
E-mail: [email protected] to register to attend.
CTLE Available!

parenttoparentnys.org 04/03/2020

Parent to Parent of New York State

parenttoparentnys.org Parent to Parent of New York State, Headline News

[03/24/20]   JUSTICE IN AGING:

In response to COVID-19 concerns, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has made significant changes to its operations and policies. As of Tuesday, March 17, local SSA offices are closed to the public indefinitely. SSA is also extending their deadlines for filing wherever possible. The agency is also regularly posting information about how the pandemic is affecting its services.

Some SSA employees in local offices are continuing to work on SSA’s highest priority workloads.

These include:

Requests for “dire need” benefit payments, for individuals who did not receive their regular monthly payment, are currently homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, or whose benefits previously were suspended and can now be reinstated.
Disability applications for those with the most severe disabilities.
Changes of address, changes of direct deposit, changes of representative payee, and reports of death.
How to Reach Your Local Office
Local offices continue to provide some services over the phone. You can now find the direct phone number for each local office by zip code. To find your local office number, look below the result for the local office, scroll down past the listing of the hours, and click on the plus sign to "Show Additional Office Information"—the phone number for the local office will be shown here. Online services also remain available. There are not enough SSA employees currently available to handle the call volume to the national 800 number, so callers will likely experience extremely significant delays or inability to access the line.

Continuing Disability Reviews & Overpayments
SSA is not starting or completing any medical continuing disability reviews (CDRs), and has suspended processing and collecting most new overpayments. Some automated processes will still proceed because there are not enough SSA employees available to take the manual actions necessary to stop them. However, SSA will continue established collection activity for existing overpayments.

Hearings
Currently, all SSA hearing offices are closed to the public. All in-person hearings before an Administrative Law Judge have been cancelled, and claimants and their representatives who are scheduled to have a hearing soon are being contacted to schedule telephone hearings. Postponements are being granted for anyone who declines a telephone hearing. Individuals are not required to do a telephone hearing, but if they decline to go forward with a telephone hearing at this time, it could be months before an in-person hearing is scheduled for them.

The status of each Disability Determination Service (DDS) varies, as these are state entities that contract with SSA to work on disability cases. The decision of whether or not to close the DDS is made by the governor of that state.

Scam Alert
SSA is not taking any new, manual actions to reduce, suspend, or delay any benefits during this period, although automated actions may continue. If an individual receives a communication threatening to suspend or discontinue benefits because SSA offices are closed, this is most likely a scam, and should be reported to the Inspector General.

As the COVID-19 public health situation is developing rapidly, these policies may change in the days to come. Please check SSA’s website for updates, and contact Kate Lang at [email protected] with any questions or concerns you have about what you and your clients are experiencing at SSA.

03/13/2020

🔴Brandow Law is a full-service firm concentrating on matters involving estate planning, wills, trusts, guardianships, elder law, special needs planning, and real estate.

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Law firm | Brandow Law | Melville, NY

🔴PROTECT YOUR ASSETS WHILE ADVANCING YOUR WISHES

🔴Providing counsel to Long Island families for decades, our attorneys at Brandow Law have earned a reputation as tireless advocates for those with disabilities, as well as those without.

🔴Brandow Law is a full-service firm concentrating on matters involving estate planning, wills, trusts, guardianships, elder law, special needs planning, and real estate.

www.BrandowLaw.com

brandowlaw.com Providing counsel to Long Island families. Our attorneys at Brandow Law have earned a reputation as tireless advocates for those with disabilities, as well as those without. ​ Brandow Law is a full-service firm concentrating on matters involving estate planning, trusts, elder law.

Why Brandow Law

Regina Brandow began her professional career at J.P. Morgan & Company after earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Dowling College. While serving in various departments of that prestigious global financial institution, she attended Touro School of Law, graduating in 1995. Thereafter, she was admitted to the State of New York Second Department and the U.S. Court of Appeals Second Department.

Her first position as an attorney was in an insurance fraud and consumer reporting agency. She subsequently moved into private practice and then to the Long Island Advocacy Center before founding Brandow Law.

Brandow Law is devoted to working with clients on an individualized basis. The practice is concentrated on Special Needs Trusts, Guardianships and Supplemental Needs Trusts for persons with Disabilities. It further includes Estate Planning, Elder Law and Real Estate.

Ms. Brandow is a certified hearing officer with the New York State Department of Education and an active member of the Surrogate Court Decision Making Committee. She also serves various organizations and boards including Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Advisory Council, and is a member of American Bar Association, New York Suffolk Bar Association, Suffolk County Bar Association, Group Legal Services Association and NAELA.

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