A MESSAGE TO OUR CLIENTS AND FRIENDS

      To our valued clients and friends, As the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to rise and we are advised to exercise “social distancing” to protect the health and safety of our people and their families, please know that our priority is to continue to provide you with superior client…

Avoid The Most Common Estate Planning Mistakes

Let’s face it. Many of us shy away from thinking about growing old and facing death. Although it can seem difficult, there are simple steps that can be taken to alleviate common problems that occur after the death of a loved one. And you may be surprised to learn that…

Supreme Court rules that Apple must answer federal antitrust suit charging it with using its monopoly power to overcharge for apps on iPhones

In a 5-4 decision on May 13, 2019, the United States Supreme Court held that Apple Inc. must answer a federal antitrust lawsuit charging it with using its monopoly power to overcharge iPhone users for apps on their iPhones.  Apple, through its App Store, sells iPhone applications to iPhone owners.…

What Is a Generation Skipping Trust?

Do you know the benefits of using a generation skipping trust? People often leave their assets to their children or a surviving spouse outright; however, a generation skipping trust can preserve your assets for your grandchildren, great grandchildren, or other young beneficiaries. Generation skipping trusts are designed for you to…

How Can Tax Certiorari Save Businesses Money?

Tax certiorari is the term for legal proceedings by which a real property's tax assessment is reviewed by an administrative agency such as the Nassau County Assessment Review Commission (“ARC”) and ultimately by the courts. The goal of a tax certiorari proceeding is to determine a property’s market value which…