New York Estate Planning Newsletters

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  • The IRS Releases the Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2012
    The IRS has issued its annual "Dirty Dozen" rankings of tax scams, and we'd like to take this opportunity to remind taxpayers to use caution during tax season to protect yourself against a wide and surprisingly sophisticated range of schemes, ranging from simple identity theft to return preparer fraud.

  • Durable Power of Attorney – What it Is, Why You Need It
    Next to a will, a properly drafted and executed Durable Power of Attorney is the most important legal document you should have. Having a Power of Attorney tailored to you and your family can make the difference between preserving assets and losing everything.

  • Common Estate Planning Mistakes
    Let’s face it. Most of us shy away from thinking about growing old and facing death. Although it is difficult, there are simple steps that can be taken to alleviate common problems that occur after the death of a loved one. And you may be surprised to learn that many people derive great satisfaction and peace of mind from facing and addressing these difficult issues.

 

The Law Office of Stephen J. Silverberg, P.C. provides elder law and estate planning legal services to clients throughout metropolitan New York and New York City including the communities of Long Island, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Roslyn, and Roslyn Heights. Please contact the firm if you or a family member is in need of legal assistance with New York Trusts and Estate Planning, New York Elder Law, New York Special Needs Planning or New York Business Planning and Wealth Preservation.

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