HLS Blog

Kimberly Bliss

As an estate planning attorney, I quite frequently talk to people about whether they have engaged in estate planning (i.e., signed estate planning documents). The answer in many instances to this inquiry is

Moira S. Laidlaw

There are many reasons why people do not execute a Last Will and Testament during their lifetime; they are too busy or it’s on their to-do list, they don’t think they are “rich

Kimberly Bliss

As many know by now, the New York State Department of Health (DOH) has been taking steps to implement a thirty (30) month look-back period for Medicaid Applications filed for Community-Based Long Term Care Services

Sara O'Shea

Whether commercial or residential, land ownership comes with many responsibilities. One such obligation is compliance with local zoning regulations. Zoning ordinances can cover a broad spectrum of activities and conditions, including nonconforming uses,

Moira S. Laidlaw

On December 15, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law with the intent of simplifying New York’s Power of Attorney law. This new law goes into effect on June 13, 2021. 

Moira S. Laidlaw

Lower Federal Estate Tax Exemption Potentially Coming in March and Upcoming Changes (for worse) to NY Home Care Medicaid  The pandemic occupied most of our thoughts and overwhelmed almost every aspect of our

Kimberly Bliss

As an estate planning attorney, I quite frequently talk to people about whether they have engaged in estate planning (i.e., signed estate planning documents). The answer in many instances to this inquiry is

Moira S. Laidlaw

There are many reasons why people do not execute a Last Will and Testament during their lifetime; they are too busy or it’s on their to-do list, they don’t think they are “rich

Kimberly Bliss

As many know by now, the New York State Department of Health (DOH) has been taking steps to implement a thirty (30) month look-back period for Medicaid Applications filed for Community-Based Long Term Care Services

Sara O'Shea

Whether commercial or residential, land ownership comes with many responsibilities. One such obligation is compliance with local zoning regulations. Zoning ordinances can cover a broad spectrum of activities and conditions, including nonconforming uses,

Moira S. Laidlaw

On December 15, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law with the intent of simplifying New York’s Power of Attorney law. This new law goes into effect on June 13, 2021. 

Moira S. Laidlaw

Lower Federal Estate Tax Exemption Potentially Coming in March and Upcoming Changes (for worse) to NY Home Care Medicaid  The pandemic occupied most of our thoughts and overwhelmed almost every aspect of our