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Berwitz & DiTata LLP Welcomes Alyssa

Berwitz & DiTata LLP welcomes associate attorney Alyssa H. Solarsh to the firm. After earning a bachelors degree summa cum laude in Political Science from the C.W. Post campus of Long Island University, Alyssa obtained her law degree from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center. During law school, Alyssa participated in Touro Law Center’s...

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Estate Planning in the Age of Step-Families

Many of us have at least one step-relative in the family – a step-parent, a step- or half-sibling or a step-child. Because the relationships among step-family members are frequently as strong or stronger than the relationships we have with our direct family members, it is important to take current and potential step-relationships into account when...

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Guardianship- Different Strokes for Different Folks Article 81 Guardianship

Guardianship — Different Strokes for Different Folks Article 81 Guardianships In our last issue of “A Step Ahead,” we provided information regarding Article 17 and 17-A guardianships. In this issue, we will address the “other” New York guardianship proceeding, the Article 81 guardianship. First, it is important to remember that estate planning is not just...