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Michael Smith recently wrote a column on incapacity planning that was featured in the Savannah Morning News. (April 17, 2014)

Anthony J. Enea was elected president of the Westchester County Bar Foundation. For the past 30 years, the Foundation has served as the charitable arm of the Westchester County Bar Association, contributing to the improvement of the administration of justice and encouraging a better public understanding of the law. (April 3, 2014)

Shirley Berger Whitenack
was quoted in the New Jersey Star-Ledger's Biz Brain column, "Your Money: Family Squabble About Deducting Property Taxes on Inherited Home." (April 2, 2014)

Daniel O'Tully wrote a column in the New Britain Herald, "Senior Signals: Your wishes can be heard with a well-drawn health directive." (April 1, 2014)

Howard S. Krooks was mentioned in the Reuters article, "How to Swoop In and Manage Your Parents' Finances." He also was quoted in the Ask Liz Weston column, "Triggering the Gift Tax." (March 24, 2014)

Honorable William B. Howell, Ltd.; Honorable Bob Lawrence; and Honorable Olen Bryant hosted a free estate planning seminar at the Visitors Center at Chautauqua Park in Crystal Springs. (March 15, 2014)

Shirley Berger Whitenack
was quoted in the New Jersey Star Ledger's Biz Brain column on estate tax. (February 19, 2014) 

Rebecca Geyer was named a member of the 2014 Forty Under 40 by the Indianapolis Business Journal. (February 10, 2014)

Howard S. Krooks and Bradley Frigon were quoted in MarketWatch.com's article, "Marrying After 50? You'll Have Money Problems to Solve." (February 7, 2014)

Michael Smith was recently featured in a Savannah Morning News and Bryan County News column advising readers to make their estate plan this year. (February 7, 2014)

Bernard A. Krooks has been recognized as an entrant into the Estate Planning Hall of Fame by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC). He is the recipient of an Accredited Estate Planner (Distinguished) Nominee designation for 2014. (February 6, 2014)

Shirley Berger Whitenack was quoted in the New Jersey Star Ledger’s Biz Brain column on inheritance tax laws. (February 5, 2014)

Anthony J. Enea recently addressed the benefits and drawbacks of the revocable living trust at the New York State Bar Association’s 2014 Senior Lawyers Section Annual Meeting. (February 4, 2014)

Alice A. Salvo was interviewed by KABC 790 Talk Radio on “What Can an Elderly Parent Do to Prevent Adult Children from Taking Control of Their Lives and Assets?” Also on this webpage, you can listen to the audio track beginning at 28:40 on the timeline. (January 20, 2014)

Bernard A. Krooks was named Vice Chair of the ACTEC Elder Law Committee. (January 20, 2014)

Shirley Berger Whitenack was quoted in the New Jersey Star Ledger’s Biz Brain column, "Lowering Tax Liability on Inheritance of IRA, Other Assets, Upon Owner's Death." (January 20, 2014)

Michael J. Millonig of Dayton, Ohio, has been selected for inclusion in the Ohio 2014 Super Lawyers listing under the Elder Law practice area. Michael is one of only seven Ohio lawyers listed in Elder Law and has been listed every year since the first Ohio edition in 2004. He is also Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation and is an OSBA Board Certified Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Specialist (January 3, 2014)


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