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Holiday To-Do Estate Planning Checklist To Protect Yourself And Your Loved Ones

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

While the situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic will require extra precautions, there are still ways to get together safely with the ones you love. These gatherings provide an important opportunity to reflect on changes in family situations. This can help in completing important estate planning tasks, ensuring you and your loved ones are protected…. Read More »

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‘Housing Reshuffling’: How COVID-19 Continues To Impact The Real Estate Market

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

People in the New York City area continue to suffer serious impacts due to COVID-19. Meanwhile, the real estate market has been in a near constant state of flux. ‘Housing reshuffling’ is the term coined to describe the large numbers of people currently buying or selling a home. The following details this latest trend… Read More »

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Four Common Myths About Estate Planning In New York

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

Between the situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and the end of the year, which is quickly approaching, it is a good time to consider completing estate planning tasks. As experienced New York estate planning attorneys, we frequently hear from clients who wonder how and if this applies to them. There are some common myths… Read More »

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Why A Do-It-Yourself Will Is A Bad Idea

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

Creating a will is one of the most basic of estate planning tasks. It is also one of the most important. It details the property and assets you possess, dictates how these items should be distributed in the event of your death, designates specific beneficiaries, and helps your loved ones avoid potentially costly and… Read More »

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As Nursing Homes Reopen For Visitors, Be Alert to Signs of Neglect and Abuse

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

Concerns over COVID-19 have kept people with loved ones in nursing homes from having in-person visits. Many families have had to content themselves with phone calls, online meetings, and visits through windows at the facility. As the number of cases has declined recently, nursing homes have begun easing restrictions. Our Bronx & New Rochelle… Read More »

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Ways You Could be Undermining Your Will

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

A will is one of the most basic yet important estate planning documents and something that everyone should have in place. It details your estate and your wishes in the event of your death. However, without proper planning and a professional look at your entire estate assets, there are actions you may be taking… Read More »

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Financial Exploitation: A Common Problem Among Older Adults

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One of our recent posts involved neglect and abuse of older adults, focusing on physical acts of violence, verbal abuse, or intimidation. Unfortunately, there is another type of elder abuse that is common and often goes unreported: financial exploitation. As experienced Bronx & New Rochelle estate planning attorneys, we know that it can happen… Read More »

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With Flu Season Approaching, Put Advance Directives In Place Now

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After long months of closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, New Yorkers have enjoyed a few months with lower case counts. However, as the season quickly changes to fall, there is concern over a resurgence. This is in addition to the usual hazards posed by the flu. To protect yourself and those you love,… Read More »

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Home Fall Prevention

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Rearranging furniture, cleaning up clutter, and performing routine maintenance are all common fall tasks. They are particularly important if you are an older adult or have older family members living in your home. Falls are one of the leading causes of personal injuries among people over the age of 65, necessitating the need for… Read More »

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Protecting Your Home During Hurricane Season

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Hurricane season runs from June through November, but it is typically the late summer months that create the most dangers for homeowners. Even relatively mild tropical storms that make landfall in southern regions can travel up the coast, wreaking havoc for residents in New York City.  As experienced New York real estate attorneys, we… Read More »

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