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Anthony J. Enea

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How Can I Protect My Home with Minimal Impact on...

For more than three (3) decades I have alerted seniors of the need to be proactive in taking steps to protect their home from...

To gift or not to gift again, tis the question for...

For high-net-worth individuals the potential loss of millions of dollars of the gift and estate tax exemption is an important issue. Especially if the size of the gift could result in the payment of a gift tax.

Understanding the Consequences of not having a Last Will and Testament

While the merits of having a Last Will and Testament versus a Revocable Living Trust are often debated, the consequences of not having a Last Will and Testament are less frequently discussed.

The Consequences of Being in Denial About a Loved One’s Deteriorating...

Having practiced elder law for almost 35 years I have witnessed first-hand family members downplaying the severity of their elderly mother, father, grandparents, or...

You Don’t Have to be Rich to Have a Trust

All too often a client will tell me that they don’t believe they are wealthy enough to use a trust as part of their...

Is This an Opportune Time to Gift Your Commercial Real Estate...

As has been well documented, the current federal estate and gift tax exemption of 11.7 million dollars per person is scheduled to sunset (expire)...

To Gift or Not to Gift? Tis the Question for the...

With the holidays fast approaching, many parents and grandparents will be deciding whether to make significant monetary and/or property gifts to their children, grandchildren...

Seniors and the Disabled Get a Needed Reprieve from the Imposition...

For many years New Yorkers were eligible for Medicaid home care services without worrying about the five (5) year look back period for non-exempt...

Don’t Worry Honey, You Will Get My Diamond Ring When I...

Parents, grandparents and loved ones often make promises and/or express their desire to leave specific items of tangible personal property (furniture, artworks, jewelry, clothing,...

What Impact Will the Pandemic and The Presidential Election Have on...

It is undeniable that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant and detrimental impact on the fiscal well- being of our local, state and...

If I Want to Protect My Home For Long Term Care...

For most seniors the one asset which they are most concerned about losing to the cost of long-term care is their home (primary residence)....

The COVID-19 Pandemic’s Long Term Impact on Assisted Living Facilities and...

It wouldn’t be an overstatement to say that the residents of New York’s nursing homes and assisted living facilities have felt the brunt of...

New Medicaid Eligibility Rules Make Asset Protection Planning an Urgent Need!

For the longest time New Yorkers were eligible for Medicaid home care services without worrying about the five (5) year look back period for non-exempt asset transfers which is imposed for Medicaid nursing home eligibility.

Pandemics and Planning: Lessons Learned!

The Covid 19 Pandemic caused an unprecedented disruption to life in America and in hundreds of countries worldwide. As with every crisis there are...

Understanding the difference between Medicare and Medicaid

It is not uncommon to believe that long-term home care and nursing home costs are covered by one’s Medicare coverage.
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