425 Northern Blvd.
New York, NY 11021

Helping Families Preserve Wealth
Now and for the Future

As the lead New York City Estate Planning Attorney with the Firm of Ronald Fatoullah & Associates, I am committed to working hard to preserve your assets and protect your family.

With offices in Great Neck, Forest Hills, and Brooklyn, New York, my Firm handles hundreds of Medicaid applications, and has considerable proficiency in these areas. Called an "Ardent Advocate for Senior Citizens' Rights" by a national news reporter, I am currently serving on the executive committee of the Elder Law Section of the Nassau State Bar Association, where I also chair its Legislative Committee. I was named a "Fellow" of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, where I chaired its Public Policy Committee. While serving on the Public Policy Committee, I was invited to Washington to meet with Former President Clinton to discuss policy issues regarding senior citizens. I am also the immediate past chair of the Legal Committee of the Alzheimer's Association, Long Island Chapter, and am Certified as an elder law attorney by the National elder Law Foundation, the only organization accredited by the American Bar Association to offer certification in the area of elder law.

The New York City Estate Planning Attorneys of Ronald Fatoullah & Associates advise senior citizens and their families about the numerous and complex legal aspects of aging, including:

  • Medicare and Medicaid
  • Estate Planning
  • Asset Protection
  • Special Needs Trusts (for children and disabled persons)
  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Guardianships
  • Nursing Home Matters
  • Probate

Estate planning is a process to consider alternatives for, to think through, and to set up legally effective arrangements that would meet your specific wishes if something happens to you or those you care about. Good estate planning is more than just a simple will. Estate planning also typically minimizes potential taxes and fees, and sets up contingency planning to make sure your wishes regarding health care treatment are followed. On the financial side, a good estate plan coordinates what would happen with your home, your investments, your business, your life insurance, your employee benefits (such as a 401K plan), and other property in the event you became disabled or if you die. On the personal side, a good estate plan includes directions to carry out your wishes regarding health care matters, so that if you ever are unable to give the directions yourself, someone you select would do that for you.

If you or someone you know in Great Neck, Forest Hills, Brooklyn, New York City, or throughout the State of New York, needs the assistance of an experienced New York City estate planning lawyer, please call Ronald Fatoullah & Associates today at 516-240-5410, or complete the contact form provided on this site to schedule your initial consultation.

Attorney Ronald Fatoullah

Jurisdictions:

  • New York
  • Massachusetts

Education:

  • St. John's University
    • J.D., 1977
  • State University of New York at Buffalo
    • B.A., summa cum laude, 1973

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • New York State Bar Association (Member, Executive Committee, Elder Law Section)
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Board of Directors; Co-Chair, Public Policy Committee; Chair, Health Care Decision-Making Subcommittee of the Public Policy Committee; Member, Public Relations Committee and Long Term Care Task Force)
  • Member, Immediate Past Chair Legal Committee of The Alzheimer's Association (Long Island Chapter)

Publications:

  • Publishes a column in the Queens Courier, Healthwise Magazine and Brooklyn Courier Newspapers and The New York Times; quoted numerous times in Newsday, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times.

Attonrey Stacy J. Meshnick

Jurisdictions:

  • New York, 1977

Education:

  • New York Law School
    • J.D., 1996
  • New York University
    • B.A., 1988

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • New York State Bar Association (Member, Elder Law Section)
  • New York County Lawyers Association

Publications:

  • Author of elder law articles for professionals and laymen

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