Thanksgiving is a time for gathering with family and friends, but it’s also an opportunity…
April 1, 2022
Re-watch Vincent J. Russo as he addresses these common questions in this 4 Part Series – Protecting Your Child with Special Needs (the Supplemental Needs Trust):
- How do I leave my asset to my child in a most protective way?
- Can my trust pay for my child’s living expenses and care?
- Will my child be able to maintain eligibility for Medicaid and SSI?
April 7, 2022
“Guardianship: Decision Making for those who lack Capacity”
One important value that people of all ages throughout our society hold (especially our seniors), is independence. Unfortunately, our individual independence can be limited through the loss of one’s capacity. The process of having a guardian appointed can be complicated and costly in Nassau, Suffolk and surrounding New York counties.
- How are decisions made for an individual who needs help?
- Who has the right to make decisions for you?
- Financial & Health Care DecisionMaking
April 21, 2022
You have heard many people refer to trust as a great planning tool for your estate. It provides opportunities for so many different things, such as long-term care planning, tax planning, and probate avoidance. While you consider meeting with an attorney to discuss your options, you may want to have a basic understanding of several of the most common types of trusts.
Kara Nespeca attended the Camp A.N.C.H.O.R. Drama show presentation of the Greatest Showman. We were invited by a client, and long-time Camp A.N.C.H.O.R. participant, Christine Arnone, who has been a participant in the Camp A.N.C.H.O.R. program since 1987, and a part of its Drama program since 1988. In this performance, Christine was playing the Head Laundress in the infamous washroom scene where P.T. Barnum discovers Lettie Lutz a.k.a the Bearded Lady (Jen Corbett). Stay tuned for a full write-up about this show and the many programs that Camp A.N.C.H.O.R. supports in the coming weeks.
In February, Vincent and Susan Russo were invited to appear as guests on the Catholic Faith Network’s Annual Telethon. Once again, Russo Law Group, PC were the “Tote Board Sponsors.”
Lidia Bastianich, the owner of Becco, also offered to host a special invitation dinner only for CFN supporters. Lidia Bastianich (one of the most-loved chefs on television) periodically joins the show on CFN called Real Food with host Msgr. Jim Vlaun as he highlights the importance of faith, gathering with family and the spiritual nature of sharing a meal.
Unfortunately, Vincent and Susan were unable to attend, but Attorneys, Diana Lattanzio, Joshua Berzak, Katie Ann Trotta along with Office Administrator Melanie Castillo of the Russo Law Group, PC were delighted to show support in their absence. They enjoyed delicious Italian-cooked dishes and chatted with fellow CFN Supporters the Antoni Family of Antoni Ravioli in Massapequa.
April 29, 2022
Kim N. Christian joined Hilary Topper On Air Radio Show
Kim N. Christian joined Hilary Topper on her talk show, Hilary Topper on Air. During this podcast, How to Stop Making Mistakes In Your Estate Plan, Kim discusses the importance of an estate plan, how to stop making mistakes in your estate plan, common misconceptions, how often to review or update your plan, and best practices people can use when creating their estate plan. Click here to listen to the podcast.
The month of April is Autism Acceptance Month and includes observances to highlight the increasing number of individuals identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and the impacts on families and support services. It is also an opportunity to “celebrate the unique perspectives of those living with ASD.”
We invited TEAM RUSSO to wear light blue on Fridays throughout April and participated in the #CelebrateDifferences campaign in honor of Autism Acceptance Month. The Managing Partner, Vincent J. Russo participated by getting a blue polished pedicure! See the photos on the right.
Eric J. Einhart toured the Winters Center for Autism’s new facility and showed support for this great organization. We are proud to support this incredible program which provides young men and women on the autism spectrum with job training and placement.
The Winters Center for Autism is committed to enhancing the quality of life for adults with autism through job creation, training and placement while helping businesses to develop and implement programs to employ people with autism.