New York City    -   White Plains   -  Fishkill

June 2011

Tips for Preventing, Detecting and Reporting Financial Abuse   

of the Elderly   


As the economy worsens, incidences of elder financial abuse are reportedly on the rise. Financial abuse can be very difficult to detect. Read further to become familiar with the signs that a loved one may be the victim of this kind of abuse.


Voluntary Registry for People with Disabilities and Special Needs in Westchester County


The goals of the Special Needs Registry are to maintain a voluntary registry of special needs residents who may require assistance in a disaster; assist local jurisdictions in response to emergencies by pre-identifying residents with special needs; and provide the option of pre-authorizing emergency response personnel.


Veterans Often Overlook Important Government Benefits


Many former members of the armed forces are unaware of benefits available to them through the Veterans Administration. The Aid and Attendance Improved Pension-which has been available for nearly 60 years-is a case in point. 


Organization Provides Online Support for LGBT Seniors


Seniors from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community encounter a unique set of challenges as they age. The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging has established an Internet-based resource center to address these challenges.


In The News

"How to Advocate for Your Child with ADHD,", by Bernard A. Krooks, Esq.

"Advocate for the Special Family, ", by Sheryl Frishman, Esq.


"The Role of Special Needs Trust Counsel in Personal Injury Litigation: A "Value Added" Approach," Westchester County Bar Association (WCBA), by Bernard A. Krooks, Esq.


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Community Outreach

Mitchell C. Littman, Esq. of Littman Krooks LLP was selected by Hudson Valley Bank to host a Continuing Legal Education Seminar on "Private Placements, Regulation D and the Growth of the Secondary Market for Private Shares" on June 16, 2011.

Adrienne J. Arkontaky, Esq., of Littman Krooks LLP will be speaking on "Navigating the Special Education System in NYC," at the Rebecca School (40 East 30 St., NY, NY 10016) on July 20, 2011 at 6:00 PM.   


Bernard A. Krooks, Esq., of Littman Krooks LLP will be presenting at PLI's 42nd Annual Estate Planning Institute on Monday, September 12, 2011 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM. His topic will be "Update on Elder Law, Especially Medicare and Medicaid."


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Corporate and Securities  


Littman Krooks LLP also services clients in the areas of corporate and securities law and mergers and acquisitions. For more information, click here. 

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