Protecting your assets without help from an experienced lawyer can be difficult. If you want to ensure that everything you have worked for goes where you want it to after you have passed, you need an attorney to help you develop a solid asset protection plan. The legal services we offer at Safe Harbor Wills & Trusts in Syracuse are built around providing you with safe and legal ways to keep your money and property safe from lawsuits, nursing homes, and other creditors. Read our blog for some basic information about asset protection, then give our office a call to schedule a consultation.

Business Distancing

April 9, 2020

What a whirlwind the last 2-4 weeks have been.  It is hard to believe that I was in Florida for a conference and some family time with my parents just a bit over 1 month ago.  We knew about Covid19, but no one thought we would be here. So, what is Safe Harbor doing to … Continued

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Is Long-Term Care Insurance Right For Me?

March 16, 2019

As the cost of nursing home care has risen over the decades, many people have struggled to find ways to prepare for expensive care at a period in their lives where their income may be limited. While long-term care insurance does offer you some relief, it may not be the right option for you. Read … Continued

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What Is Medicaid Spend-Down?

February 2, 2019

Medicaid can be an incredibly confusing program. From seemingly contradictory eligibility requirements to a variety of federal and state requirements, just knowing where to begin can be hard for anyone. In order to ensure your eligibility, it is a good idea to work with an experienced lawyer who understands the application process and can find … Continued

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The Birth of a Mission

January 11, 2019

In 2000, I was the owner of a small, general practice law firm in my hometown of Phoenix, New York. I was the father of four children, one of whom was born six weeks premature in October of 2000. Due to those complications, my son was unable to go to daycare, so we made the … Continued

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Maiden Voyage

December 28, 2018

Hello to all! (However many of you “all” might encompass.)  This is my initial attempt at blogging on a more personal level (not as much lawyer stuff).  I will endeavor to post in the first person on regular intervals. Hopefully, it will be of interest to most of you, at least from time to time. … Continued

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Don’t Make These Mistakes When Planning For Retirement

November 1, 2018

Your retirement should be the time in your life where you get to relax, where you get to spend time with the people that mean the most to you while you do the things that make you happy. Many people assume that as long as they have contributed to their retirement plan regularly and that … Continued

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Don’t Make These Asset Protection Mistakes: Part One

July 3, 2018

One of the best things about the internet is the proliferation of information about almost every topic under the sun. While it is great to be able to hop onto your smart phone and look up almost anything, there are some fields that the internet isn’t necessarily suited for. When it comes to legal and … Continued

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Why You Need An Asset Protection Attorney

June 25, 2018

Protecting your assets is incredibly important. After you have worked so hard for everything you have, it only makes sense to have an experienced attorney on your side to help you keep what is yours safe from unscrupulous people and baseless, yet asset-draining, lawsuits. In this blog entry, we will discuss why it is a … Continued

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What Any Good Asset Protection Plan Needs

May 17, 2018

While most people are familiar with common asset protection practices like insurance, there are many ways to make sure that you maintain control of what you have worked so hard for. Whether you are planning ahead for long-term care or you want to make sure you are safe from certain kinds of lawsuits, a proper … Continued

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