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June 2017 Archives

Life and death planning

The point of estate planning is not to dwell on your own demise. Estate planning involves many items that serve to improve your life, now and into the future. Of course, there are elements of estate plans that only come to fruition when you die, but there are worse things than making sure that your final wishes are honored and your loved ones protected.

How people finance a nursing home stay

Many residents of Rochester, New York, both those who are independently wealthy and those who have been working and saving all of their lives, will likely need to stay in a nursing home or other assisted living facility near the end of their lives. However, these facilities can be quite expensive, with total bills for an extended stay running easily in to six figures.

Putting a value on the family business

A previous post on this blog discussed how an executor of a will or a trustee of a trust can put a correct value on some common types of property a person may hold when he or she dies. This process is important for a variety reasons and may rightly be called one of the most important things an executor or trustee will do as part of his or her duties.

How to put a value on common types of estate property

A previous post on this blog talked about how when it comes to estate administration, one of our law office's most important services is providing help with asset valuation on the estate's property. How much each piece of property is worth answers a lot of critical questions that will ultimately determine how much a Rochester, New York family will receive in inheritance and how much of the estate will go to the government in the form of taxes.

Famous TV's stars heirs now locked in court battle

The two sons of Alan Thicke, a well-known actor whose claim to fame was the sitcom Growing Pains, have taken their feud with the actor's widow in to the courtroom. The boys' lawsuit claims the widow is making threats to demand more of the late actor's estate than what he specifically left her in his estate planning documents and has indicated she will spread negative publicity about the family if she does not get what she wants.

  • I wanted to write to say how pleased my wife and I were at your professional handling of our estate planning and preparation of new wills. We were put at ease by your visit to our home for an interview and were pleased that you listened to us and captured the things that we felt were important.

    --Robert and Christine Simonson, Fairport
  • In order to finalize the documents we came to your office and were greeted in a very professional manner and we could not have asked for finer service. We left with copies of everything we needed and feel very confident our needs have been met. Thanks again. We will surely recommend you should the opportunity arise.

    — Christine and Robert Simonson, Fairport
  • I have been working with Weinstein & Randisi for about two years now. Elizabeth Randisi, through a very thorough process, has helped my wife and me determine what is really important in our lives. Thus, we were able to draft a living will that reflected our most important values regarding our estate.

    --David and Ajia Cherry, Fairport
  • I would like to give a testimony for Elizabeth Randisi, an estate attorney with Weinstein & Randisi. Her knowledge of wills and estate planning was clearly demonstrated in her presentation to us. Realizing our need for a will, my husband and I went to see Elizabeth.

    --Kathy and Gary Gray, Webster
  • Filing for Medicaid is never an easy or fun process. However, working with the Weinstein & Randisi firm made the process simple and streamlined. We were able to obtain all files and records regarding Medicaid enrollment within a few days using specially prepared checklists and verbiage recommended by our assigned paralegal.

    --Ajia and David Cherry, Fairport
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