Melissa Doris joined Burner Law Group, P.C. in February 2020. She has brought with her a wealth of knowledge in the areas of estate planning, trust and estate administration, taxation, elder law, special needs planning and residential real estate.
Melissa received her Bachelor's degree from Stony Brook University in 2005 and graduated cum laude from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in 2010.
She is a Walk to End Alzheimer’s committee member whose commitment to finding a cure and helping seniors and their family navigate the pain and confusion of living with dementia stems from her own family’s experience. Melissa’s professional acumen goes beyond her decade of experience in this area of the law and is evident in the care and compassion she brings to her practice.
Melissa is admitted to practice law in New York State and is a member of the New York State Bar Association and Suffolk County Bar Association.
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|Associate Attorney||Burner Law Group, P.C.||2020 - Present|
|Attorney||Twomey Latham Shea Kelley Dubin & Quartararo, LLP||2014 - 2020|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New York State Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|Suffolk County Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|Alzheimer's Associaton||Committee Member||N/A|
|South Shore Press||Don’t Just Deed it All Away||2021|
|South Shore Press||What Every Spouse Needs to Know About Estate Taxes||2021|
|South Shore Press||Should I put my rental property in an LLC?||2021|
|South Shore Press||Steps in a Real Estate Closing||2021|
|South Shore Press||Can you be removed from a deed without your consent?||2021|
|Times Beacon Record||Should I remove my deceased spouse from the deed to our property?||2021|
|South Shore Press||Can Spouses Disinherit Each Other?||2021|
|South Shore Press||How much is an executor paid?||2021|
|South Shore Press||Is a Beneficiary of a Will entitled to an Accounting?||2021|
|South Shore Press||Who owns the property when there is a life estate?||2021|
|South Shore Press||Why You Should Never Keep a Will in a Safe Deposit Box||2020|
|South Shore Press||Avoiding Probate with an Affidavit||2020|
|South Shore Press||How Do I Know If I Have to Probate the Will?||2020|
|South Shore Press||Basic Steps in a Residential Real Estate Transaction||2020|
|South Shore Press||Who is a Distributee?||2020|
|Times Beacon Record||What is the Role of an Attorney in a Real Estate Closing?||2020|
|South Shore Press||What are the Different Kinds of Deeds?||2020|
|South Shore Press||Does an Executor have to provide an accounting to beneficiaries?||2020|
|Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|Stony Brook University||2005|