lder Law & Special Needs Practice Group

Levene Gouldin & Thompson, LLP has the largest Elder Law practice group in Upstate New York. Our Elder Law team consists of attorneys, specially trained paralegals and an Elder Care Coordinator/RN on staff.  We counsel and represent special needs and older persons and their representatives about the legal aspects of long-term care and special needs planning, wealth preservation, wills, trusts, gifts and administration of estates and related tax consequences.

Our attorneys include a past chair, district delegates and members of the New York State Bar Association Elder Law Section, members of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys, the Academy of Special Needs Planners and AARP Legal Services Network.

Vestal office is Handicapped Accessible
Free Parking
Home, Hospital and Nursing Home visits

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  • Estate Planning and Administration
    • Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Probate, Gift and Estate Taxes
  • Long Term Care (Nursing Home) Planning
    • Medicare, Medicaid, VA and other private and governmental benefits, trusts, annuities, homestead transfers, caregiver agreements and gift/loan plans
  • Decision Making
    • Health Care Proxies, Powers of Attorney and Living Wills
  • Guardianship Services
    • Guardianship of elderly incapacitated persons and mentally retarded and developmentally disabled individuals
  • Special Needs Planning
    • Supplemental Needs Trusts, public benefits and disability claims
  • Community and Professional Education
    • Speakers on Elder Law and/or special needs issues available. Call us anytime: 607-763-9200

Elder Care Coordinator

  • Maria R. Motsavage, RN, LNHA

Attorneys

  • Kathryn Grant Madigan (Chair)
  • Greg S. Catarella
  • Albert B. Kukol
  • Jamye L. Lindsey
  • Michael R. May
  • Karen J. McMullen
  • Caroline A. Vadala
  • Amanda L. Giannone
  • Richard N. Matties
  • Alan M. Zalbowitz
  • Lana D. Sturdevant
  • Maria R. Motsavage, RN, LNHA

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