lk logo
September 2007
We have sent you this e-newsletter to keep you updated on the very latest in elder news headlines and provide you with some important information on elder law. Littman Krooks LLP is a firm dedicated to serving the needs of seniors and those individuals with special needs. Our attorneys specialize in elder law, estate planning, estate administration, Medicaid planning, special needs planning, special education advocacy and guardianship. 
We are please to announce the opening of a Littman Krooks LLP office in Dutchess County as of October 1, 2007.
As always, your comments and questions are important to us. You may send them to [email protected].
Partner Chosen for Inclusion in Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers
Attorneys is proud to announce that Wesley E. Wright ly
Bernard A. Krooks has been selected as a 2007 New York Super Lawyer.  This marks the second consecutive year that Mr. Krooks has been selected for the area of Elder Law.  Super Lawyers magazine identifies the top 5% of attorneys in each state, as chosen by their peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics.

Mr. Krooks was also recently selected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America 2008.   Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 25,000 leading attorneys cast almost two million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their specialties, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. The American Lawyer magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice." 
How A Guardian Is Appointed
No one wants to see a loved one become unable to make decisions for him- or herself. If this happens, however, the court may appoint a substitute decision maker, often called a "guardian," but in some states called a "conservator" or other term. Click here to read more.
retirement community 
Long-Term Care Insurance Giant Raises Premiums on Existing Customers For
 First Time  
Genworth Financial has said it will raise long-term care insurance premiums for existing policyholders. The company has filed in all 50 states for premium increases of 8 percent to 12 percent on most of the policies it sold before 1997.  Click here to read more.
In This Issue
How A Guardian Is Appointed
Long-Term Care Insurance Giant Raises Premiums on Existing Customers For First Time
Book Review: Estate Planning for the Healthy Wealthy Family
Book Review: Estate Planning for the Healthy Wealthy Family
Offering a unique perspective on estate planning, an attorney and two psychologists approach the subject from the standpoint of creating a values-based estate plan. Click here to read more
Quick Links  

Our Website  
Interested in having an Attorney from Littman Krooks LLP speak to your group?  Please contact Nicole Garcia at 914-684-2100 or email us at [email protected].