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Wills and Trusts Resources

The Law Offices of Elliot S. Schlissel believes everyone should have the information they need to make informed decisions about estate planning. For your convenience, we have offices throughout New York City, including Queens and Nassau counties. We are also available to meet clients at home or in a hospital or nursing care facility.

Our dedication to our clients and our extensive experience are the cornerstones of our success. While we hope you will choose us to assist you with your estate planning or Medicaid planning needs, we are proud to sponsor this Web site and provide you with resources you may find helpful in understanding more about estate planning.

For additional information about us and our qualifications, visit our Benefits of Retaining a Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning Lawyer page. In addition to taking advantage of the resources provided below, we also invite you to visit our Estate Planning Overview page for a better understanding of some of the estate-planning services we provide.

For a free consultation with an lawyer to discuss assisting you with your estate-planning and Medicaid planning, call us toll free at 1-800-344-6431.

Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning and Medicaid Resources

The following is a list of resources you may find helpful. The list is updated periodically, so please bookmark this page and check back often.

Wills Trusts Estates

Wills and Trusts – An Overview

Why You Shouldn’t Die Without a Will

A Users Guide to Probate

Death and Taxes: Planning for Both

American Bar Association Family Legal Guide to Estate Planning

An introduction to the topic of Estate Planning

U.S. General Services Administration – Planning Your Estate

This Federal Consumer Information Center provides information on planning your estate. The article is produced by Metlife Consumer Education Center and is reviewed by the Division for Public Education of the American Bar Association and the Legal Services Corporation.

AARP Guide to Estate Planning

An overview o fissues related to wills.

U.S. General Services Administration – Being an Executor

This Federal Consumer Information Center provides information on being an executor. The article is produced by Metlife Consumer Education Center and is reviewed by the Division for Public Education of the American Bar Association and the Legal Services Corporation.

U.S. General Services Administration – Making a Will

This Federal Consumer Information Center provides information on making a Will. The article is produced by Metlife Consumer Education Center and is reviewed by the Division for Public Education of the American Bar Association and the Legal Services Corporation.

Internal Revenue Service Tax Tips

Information on federal and state taxes, including taxation of estates and pensions.

American Bar Association Section of Taxation

Helpful up-to-date information and tips for consumers who want to better understand their rights and responsibilities as taxpayers.

Partnership for Caring

End of Life issues including Living Wills, Durable Power of Attorney, DNR Orders, Long Term Care.

US Living Will Registry

Resource for information on how to ensure your end of life issues are addressed and honored through advance directives, living wills, durable power of attorney, and organ donation. The site also provides a place to electronically store advance directives and make them available directly to healthcare providers by telephone or Internet.

Long Term Care Resources

Resource for information on long term care options, end of life issues, Medicare / Medicaid issues, and patient rights.

Contact an Experienced New York Wills Trusts & Estate Planning Lawyer

For additional information about retaining the services of an experienced lawyer to assist estate-planning issues in New York City, including Medicaid planning, or to discuss your specific situation, contact one of our attorneys for a free confidential consultation. We can be reached toll free at 1-800-344-6431, or in the five boroughs at 718-350-2802 and Nassau County at 516-561-6645. You also can fill out our intake form, and we will contact you.

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With offices throughout the New York metropolitan area, including Queens and Nassau counties, the Law Offices of Elliot S. Schlissel represents individuals, parents and grandparents in estate-planning and elder law matters throughout the New York City area.