To make reservations for the free webinars, call (716) 541-3405 or click on the registration button below. Attorney Robert Friedman, drawing on over forty one years of experience, will be presenting the following webinars:
New York Landlord COVID-19 Legal Survival: February 25, 2021 | 1:00 pm EST | 10:00 am PST
Attorney Robert Friedman with over 41 years of experience representing landlords and real estate investors will answer questions and explain how New York landlords can:
- Evict tenants during the pandemic
- Comply with new eviction procedures, nondiscriminatory screening procedures and lease provisions required by the NY Tenant Protection Act of 2019
- Stay informed on the latest state and federal pandemic eviction moratoriums and court closures
- Avoid criminal prosecution and triple damages for self-help evictions
- Collect unpaid rent
- Defeat commercial tenant’s defenses of impossibility, frustration of purpose and force majeure
- Avoid Emotional Assistance Animal discrimination claims
Essential Estate Planning: A Discussion of the Basics – Mar 18, 2021 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Hearts & Hands, Amherst Center for Senior Services is hosting an educational webinar. Attorneys Judy N. Cuzzacrea Wagner of Harris Beach, PLLC and Robert Friedman of Friedman & Ranzenhofer, PC will share important information about estate planning. Learn vital information about essential estate planning documents allowing our trusted family members to make financial and medical decisions in the event of incapacity, including Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Health Care Proxies, MOLST Forms, and guardianship proceedings. The program will also discuss why it is important to have a Last Will and Testament, how the estate administration process works and how to avoid probate. We will also discuss different forms of trusts and how they can be incorporated into your planning for asset protection, caring for disabled family members and keeping things simple for your family. Please join us for a discussion of these important topics the new pandemic world has taught us cannot be put off.
Medicaid Planning and Asset Preservation: Know the Rules – Apr 1, 2021 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Hearts & Hands, Amherst Center for Senior Services is hosting an educational webinar. Attorneys Judy N. Cuzzacrea Wagner of Harris Beach, PLLC and Robert Friedman of Friedman & Ranzenhofer, PC will share important information about Medicaid and Long Term Care Planning. An understanding of the Medicaid process is important to assure there are no barriers to Medicaid benefits when nursing home or home care is needed. This program will explain Medicaid eligibility, the latest rules about transferring assets, penalty periods and other actions that can impact eligibility. We will also discuss legal techniques that can be implemented to protect your assets, including transferring property, spend down rules, spousal allowances, caregiver agreements and promissory notes. This program will provide the basic knowledge necessary to minimize the potentially catastrophic effect that the cost of long term care can have on family wealth.