Community service is important to me and to my firm. I serve on a number of not-for-... more
Community service is important to me and to my firm. I serve on a number of not-for-profit boards: (i) Queens Chamber of Commerce (executive committee), (ii) Long Island City Business Development Corporation, (iii) Queens Economic Development Corporation, (iv) Queens Theatre in the Park, (iv) Queens College Business Forum. I also serve as pro bono counsel to a number of charities.
Clients deserve vigorous effort from their legal counsel. I advise clients on... more
Clients deserve vigorous effort from their legal counsel. I advise clients on avoiding risks and recommend against unsound courses of action. Where possible, I recommend using simple solutions to complex problems and will advise if nothing needs to be done. I support client needs on an ongoing basis and provide intelligent insight, high value, and thoughtful advice. I communicate in a clear ... view profile
Christopher M. Petillo, C.P.A., J.D., CELA, iscertified as an Elder Law Attorney ("... more
Christopher M. Petillo, C.P.A., J.D., CELA, iscertified as an Elder Law Attorney ("CELA")by the National Elder Law Foundationas accredited by the American Bar Association. The National Elder Law Foundation is not affiliated with any governmental authority. Certification is not a requirement for the practice of law in the State of New York and does not necessarily indicate greater competence tha... view profile
"Estate" is the legal term used to define your property and money—basically, everything that belongs to you. Estate planning attorneys tell you different strategies you can use to transfer your belongings after you die. By planning your estate, you can maximize its value by minimizing taxes and eliminating court costs and interference. Estate planning attorneys also help you control and protect your estate during your lifetime, by writing documents that allow you to transfer property and money to children, charities, or others in a way you desire.
Estate Planning Attorneys in cities near Deer Park, NY