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Archive for October 2019

Blustein, Shapiro, Frank & Barone, LLP Proudly Welcomes Attorney Jacob Tuckfelt

Welcoming Attorney Jacob Tuckfelt

Blustein, Shapiro, Frank & Barone, LLP has announced the addition of litigation attorney Jacob A. Tuckfelt, a Warwick native, to its ranks. Mr. Tuckfelt’s practice areas include family and matrimonial law, guardianships, and commercial, general civil, and estate litigation. He will work from both the firm’s Goshen and Warwick, N.Y. offices. Although primarily a litigator,…

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4 Trusteeship Misconceptions in a Special Needs Trust

October is Special Needs Planning Month

Special Needs Trusts have two primary objectives: Fiduciary management and government benefit eligibility. Special Needs Trusts provide fiduciary management and oversight for individuals who are unable to take direct custody of property, typically as a result of a cognitive limitation, lack of judgment, or susceptibility to financial manipulation. In this way, Special Needs Trusts are…

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