How Do I Encourage My Loved One to Move to a Safe Environment?
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How Do I Encourage My Loved One to Move to a Safe Environment?

The writing is on the wall: My parent is no longer safe living at home. Maybe she has forgotten to turn off the stove or has skipped meals entirely because she simply did not remember to eat. Maybe he is no longer showering or changing clothes. Perhaps he has a history of falling – sometimes...

Berwitz & DiTata LLP Is Fully Operational
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Berwitz & DiTata LLP Is Fully Operational

Berwitz & DiTata LLP Is Fully Operational We hope this message finds you and your family well during these difficult times. We will continue to be here for you to ensure that your issues and concerns are addressed as smoothly as possible, however we have adjusted how we conduct business in these unprecedented times.  ...

Here or There: Which State Do You Call Home?
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Here or There: Which State Do You Call Home?

We have many clients who divide their time between New York and another state, often Florida. If you spend significant time in two different states, there may be a question as to where you actually reside. The question is more complicated than where you spend the most time — and the answer can really matter....

The SECURE Act Its Affect on Retirement Accounts — How It Hurts
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The SECURE Act Its Affect on Retirement Accounts — How It Hurts

In our summer issue of A Step Ahead, we discussed the differences between two pieces of legislation each of which would, if enacted, have far-reaching affects on retirement accounts: one that had passed in the House of Representatives, the “Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act,” also called the SECURE Act, and the other...