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New Power of Attorney Law – Bullet Points

New Power of Attorney Law – Bullet Points

New York State’s New Power of Attorney law becomes effective on June 13, 2021.  The changes are intended to make the Power of Attorney easier to use and clarify the power and obligations of an Agent. Existing Powers of Attorney documents remain effective. The changes...
The Post-Death Right of Publicity

The Post-Death Right of Publicity

  There is an inherent right of every individual to control the commercial use of his/her/their identity. The right of publicity involves using a person’s name, likeness, voice or persona (i.e. nickname, professional name, performing style, distinctive character...
2021 Tax Exemptions

2021 Tax Exemptions

  2021 Federal Estate Tax Exemption: Effective January 1, 2021, the Federal Estate Tax Exemption is $11,700,000.00 per person, through December 31, 2025.  Effective January 1, 2026, the Federal Estate Tax Exemption will sunset and revert back to $5,490,000.00,...
Tips for Parents of College Bound Students

Tips for Parents of College Bound Students

If you have a child getting ready for college, the transition can be stressful. Your college-bound student may have been a high school math wizard, but don’t assume that they know how to manage personal finances.  Many students have never had to write out a...
New Power of Attorney Law – Bullet Points

New Power of Attorney Law – Bullet Points

On December 15, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed long-awaited changes to the New York State Power of Attorney law. The changes are intended to make the Power of Attorney easier to use and clarify the power and obligations of an Agent.   Existing Powers of Attorney...