Start Young With Financial Planning for Retirement

Danna & Associates, PC provides personalized services and advice on matters of elder law, special needs planning, and estate planning in Staten Island, NY. Contact us for more info today! 718-273-0300 Image via Pexels Start Young With Financial Planning for Retirement When you’re in your 20s or 30s serving in the military, retirement seems a […]

Why Writing Your Own Will Is A Bad Idea

               With the world at our fingertips at the hands of the internet, many have become well versed in an array of skills and knowledge. Through google and YouTube, it is quite possible for a person to become self-sufficient in almost anything. However, there are still some tasks that are best left up to the […]

Remote Estate Planning in the Wake of COVID-19

During these unprecedented times, mortality is a very real concern, especially for the elderly and those with pre-existing conditions. With COVID-19 still posing a threat to the general public, it is vital for those at risk to protect themselves as well as their families in the event of death or illness. By creating an Estate […]

Cremation Cost: 4 Factors That Affect Price

The loss of a loved one is a difficult time for infinite reasons. While the creation of an Estate Plan beforehand can ease some of the turbulence from the changes that this time creates, there are certain things that can still remain outstanding. An Estate Plan can comprise of a Last Will & Testament, a […]

Where There’s A Will, There’s Not Always An Estate Plan concisely and smartly explains the difference between creating an Estate Plan and merely having a Last Will, in their article entitled “Where There’s A Will, There’s Not Always An Estate Plan,” linked below. “A proper estate plan will need to address items like liquidity for the estate and naming heirs. This requires a thorough review […]

Six Benefits of Hiring an Estate Planning Attorney

JD Supra, which is a source on business and personal topics, offers several great reasons why hiring an attorney to create your Estate Plan for is beneficial. An attorney will: Update documents when necessary/appropriate.Ensure your documents will comply with current law.Confidence your documents say what you want them to say.Legal advice related to asset titling […]

It’s Different For Women In Estate Planning

Estate Planning for women can be a little different than it is for men. As informs us in their article entitled “It’s Different for Women in Estate Planning,” there are two factors that contribute to this difference: women, on average, live longer and tend to outlive their spouses, but also usually have worked less and/or been […]

Assisted Living Requirements: What to Expect

The issue at hand is that your elderly loved one can’t live on their own anymore. Besides placing them in a nursing home, monitored and cared for by doctors and nurses 24/7, there are 2 other options you can choose: 1. Aide services2. Assisted Living Facility In New York City, there are assisted living facilities […]

Estate Planning: The Basics

Wells Fargo breaks down the basics of Estate Planning into 5 core documents, in their article linked below entitled “Estate Planning Basics.” The 5 documents they mention are: A willA durable power of attorneyA health care power of attorneyA living willA revocable trust Oftentimes, the Living Will and Health Care Proxy will be combined into […]