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    Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone Partner DuBois Appointed to SLCH Board of Trustees

    Posted on: June 11th, 2018 by Jessica Gardner
    Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone, LLP has announced Partner Austin F. DuBois’s appointment to the St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital (SLCH) Board of Trustees. DuBois’s appointment was unanimous by SLCH board members. Mr. DuBois, the youngest attorney ever named partner at BSR&B, helps people protect their Read more

    Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone Attorney Conroy to Receive Bar Association Award

    Posted on: April 18th, 2018 by Jessica Gardner
    Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone, LLP Associate Attorney Megan R. Conroy, J.D. will be honored with the 2018 Outstanding New Lawyer Award from the Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties (WBAOSC) at its Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner Thursday, April 26. The Outstanding Read more

    Why You Need a Certified Elder Law Attorney

    Posted on: November 17th, 2017 by Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone, LLC
    When you look for an attorney to help you with a special needs or elder law issue, you should look first at Certified Elder Law Attorneys (CELA®) near you. Why? Because they have demonstrated that they understand your legal problems, and they can help you. Read more

    Business Succession Planning Seminars Include BSR&B Partner Austin DuBois

    Posted on: October 12th, 2017 by Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone, LLC
    Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone partner Austin F. DuBois will be one of four professionals presenting a seminar focused on business succession planning strategies to maximize retirement income and minimize taxes. The seminar, “Your Future: Business Succession Planning,” is being offered on Nov. 1 at Read more

    Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone, LLP Partner DuBois to Present at NBI Seminar

    Posted on: October 9th, 2017 by Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone, LLC
    Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone partner Austin F. DuBois will be presenting “What are Trusts? Main Trust Principles” and “Charitable Trusts” at the National Business Institute’s Seminar “Trusts A to Z” on November 30, 8:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. at Poughkeepsie’s Hampton Inn & Suites. Read more

    BSR&B Partner Will Frank Appointed as Washingtonville Village Attorney

    Posted on: May 8th, 2017 by Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone, LLC
    Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone, LLP Partner William Frank was appointed as the Washingtonville Village Attorney last month by a unanimous vote of the Village Board of Trustees. Recognized regionally for his extensive experience and knowledge of municipal law, Mr. Frank represents a number of Read more

    Will Contests: Recent Cases Of Interest

    Posted on: August 25th, 2014 by Rita Rich
    Here is my commentary on three interesting recent decisions in New York State that involved will contests: 1. In Re Griffin – In this case, David and his wife, Rongquing, entered into a separation agreement in 2009, with each spouse represented by counsel. They agreed Read more

    Recent GAO Report Finds Only Five Percent of Medicaid Applicants Transferred Assets to Qualify For Medicaid

    Posted on: August 15th, 2014 by Richard Shapiro
    In May 2014, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) released the results of a study conducted to determine “the extent to which individuals may be using available methods to become eligible for Medicaid coverage for long-term care.” The GAO reviewed 294 approved Medicaid applications filed Read more

    You Have the Right to Remain Silent

    Posted on: August 14th, 2014 by Marcello Cirigliano
    You are driving home after a wonderful evening with your family at your favorite restaurant, where you enjoyed two glasses of wine during dinner. Suddenly, in the rear view mirror appears the emergency lights of the New York State Police. Once you’ve pulled over, the Read more

    U.S. Supreme Court Rules: Inherited IRA’s Not Protected Against Beneficiary’s Creditors

    Posted on: August 6th, 2014 by Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone, LLC
    In a 9-0 opinion issued June 12, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that an inherited IRA is not an exempt asset for purposes of the federal Bankruptcy Code (11 U. S. C. §522(b)(3)(C)). The court held that a traditional or Roth IRA is exempt Read more
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