Ruth Z. Plave has over 20 years of experience as a trusts and estates attorney. Prior to starting her own firm on Long Island, she was associated for over 18 years with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, which is a large Wall Street law firm. M...
Practice areas & skills: Estate Planning, Probate, Trusts, Power Of Attorney, Wills & Living Wills
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Practice areas & skills: Estate Planning, Family, Immigration, Real Estate, Criminal Defense
Review: “"Emily Franchina and her staff guided me successfully through a Medicaid application for my ailing wife, including the parallel establishment of a trust and preparation of other related legal documents, with great sk...
Practice areas & skills: Estate Planning, Trusts, Elder Law
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"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.