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Summer 2023 Newsletter

Welcome Back Schanker and Schanker PLLC is a premier Estate Planning law firm. We offer legal services for sophisticated Estate and Gift Tax planning, Decedent Estate Administration and Probate services, Business Succession Planning, Charitable Giving, Special Needs...

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Fall 2022 Newsletter

• Estate Planning Basics
• Business Succession Planning
• Adopted Children, Stepchildren, The Blended Family
• Special Considerations for the LGBT Community in Family Planning
• Estate Planning with a Non-Citizen Spouse

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April 2022 Newsletter

• Charitable Giving
• Pet Trusts: Who Will Care for Your Pets Upon Death, Incapacitation or Hospitalization
• Why Creating a Will Should be At the Top of Every Parent’s To-Do List
• On the Rise; Real Estate values and Estate Planning

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November 2021 Newsletter

• It’s Time to Plan
• Critical Medical Considerations
• Everyday New York State Returns $1.5 million to those who file claims for unclaimed funds…is any of it yours?

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May 2021 Newsletter

• Planning to Save Estate Taxes
• Another Reason to Avoid Probate
• New York State is Enacting a New Power of Attorney
• Spring has Sprung: Spring Cleaning for your Estate Plan
• Wills and Safe Deposit Boxes

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March 2020 Newsletter

• In Light of the Current Global Circumstances
– Review, Review, Review
– Are you a S.K.I-er? (Spending Kids Inheritance)
– After you sign your Will and/or Trust…Where to keep the documents
– Elder Law Alert
– Surrogate’s Court Alert
• Executors/Trustees

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January 2020 Newsletter

• Monumental Changes to Retirement Benefits after 2019
• New Jersey Enacts the Aid in Dying for Terminally Ill Act
• Attention Residential Landlords!
• Organ Donation

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Spring 2018 Newsletter

• Federal Estate and Gift Tax Alert
• New Opportunities For Owners of Pass Through Entities
• How To Be Charitable With Benefits; The Charitable Remainder Trust
• Cyber-Protection Protocol at Schanker & Schanker PLLC
• Long Term Care Insurance; Knowledge Is Power

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Fall 2017 Newsletter

• Why your college-age child needs planning
• Quick Do’s and Don’ts of Estate Planning
• Core Estate Planning Checklist
• Beware of “Amateur Lawyering”

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April 2017 Newsletter

• Where There is a Will, there is a Way…
• Executors and Trustees What are they and what do they do?
• The Value of an Experienced Executor
• Commissions: The Complicated Realm of Paying Fiduciaries
• How to Save your Sanity and Avoid Probate: A simple guide

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Our Offices

Long Island Office

27 West Neck Road
P.O. Box 1905
Huntington, New York 11743

Tel: (631) 424-5400

Fax: (631) 424-0048


Manhattan Office

One Grand Central Place
60 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10165

Tel: (212) 564-3307


New Jersey Office

125 Half Mile Road,
Suite 200
Red Bank, NJ 07701

Tel: (631) 424-5400



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