HLS Blog

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

Moira S. Laidlaw

Important changes are coming to our New York State Medicaid Home Care rules. As you may recall from our earlier article, the most notable change will be the institution of a thirty month lookback

Moira S. Laidlaw

Clients invariably want to amend their wills by use of the codicil—an addition or supplement that adds to or modifies a prior will in whole or in part. This device was beneficial when

Kathleen A. Redalieu

Article 81 of New York’s Mental Hygiene Law empowers the supreme court, after a hearing, to appoint a guardian to manage the personal and/ or financial affairs of a person who, due to

Moira S. Laidlaw

In the midst of the current coronavirus situation, New York State has announced that as part of their new budget that they will be amending their Medicaid rules regarding the coverage of community-based

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

Moira S. Laidlaw

Important changes are coming to our New York State Medicaid Home Care rules. As you may recall from our earlier article, the most notable change will be the institution of a thirty month lookback

Moira S. Laidlaw

Clients invariably want to amend their wills by use of the codicil—an addition or supplement that adds to or modifies a prior will in whole or in part. This device was beneficial when

Kathleen A. Redalieu

Article 81 of New York’s Mental Hygiene Law empowers the supreme court, after a hearing, to appoint a guardian to manage the personal and/ or financial affairs of a person who, due to

Moira S. Laidlaw

In the midst of the current coronavirus situation, New York State has announced that as part of their new budget that they will be amending their Medicaid rules regarding the coverage of community-based