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Equal Rights Deserve Equal Protection in Nassau County, Suffolk County, and the New York City Metropolitan Area, NY

LGBTQIA+ couples in New York can now choose to marry, but inconsistent recognition under the law and complex family dynamics – particularly interference from family members who don’t support your sexuality or gender identity – pose significant threats to ensuring your wishes are carried out.

At Russo Law Group, P.C., we are LGBTQIA+ friendly, and we are knowledgeable in the areas of LGBTQIA+ estate planning, including:

  • Estate Planning
  • Retirement
  • Long-term Care
  • Special Needs

The Importance of New York LGBTQIA+ Estate Planning

Estate planning for the New York LGBTQIA+ community provides protections that safeguard against discrimination when people are reluctant to recognize your relationship, even if you are married. Without an estate plan, you or a loved one may have to give up control of your shared estate or the management of a loved one’s well-being if one of you becomes incapacitated. An estate plan for an LGBTQIA+ couple is critical for providing the healthy partner with the appropriate authority in the case of a sudden accident or illness that leaves your loved one unable to make decisions or manage their own affairs.

Planning is critical for married LGBTQIA+ couples in New York in case you encounter resistance from individuals or institutions when it comes to recognizing your rights. Our experienced New York estate planning attorneys can help you and your loved one navigate the planning process or any legal issues that may arise.

Protect your rights and those of your loved one. We invite you to contact us to discuss your particular needs and goals.

Russo Law Group, P.C. helps you and your loved ones handle Estate Planning, Elder Law, Special Needs Planning, New York Medicaid Planning, Trust & Estate, Guardianship, Small Business Planning, and Real Estate law. We welcome you to contact our Garden City, Lido Beach, or Islandia, New York, law offices to learn more about how we can help address your estate planning legal matters.

If you have questions or concerns about LGBTQIA+ estate planning issues in Long Island and New York City communities, please don’t hesitate to contact the estate planning attorneys with Russo Law Group, P.C. While we have several office locations, we can also visit your home and offer virtual meetings for convenience.

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