Ronald Fatoullah

Get your money in shape at the Senior Health & Financial Fitness Expo
Senior Expos Queens Courier Staff 11/16/2013 at 8:39AM

The word fitness is typically used to describe a person’s physical health, but financial fitness is also important for well-being. The Queens Courier’s Senior Health & Financial Fitness Expo on Friday, November 22 will feature both — and show how you can keep them in top shape. At the event, sponsored by The Queens Courier, [...]

Elder Law Seminars hosted by Flushing House
Business Queens Courier Staff 6/08/2013 at 9:35AM

As in previous years, Flushing House has scheduled “Elder Law Seminars” for this spring. The seminars will focus on how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicaid Re‐Design in New York State may impact health care and home care services for older adults. Medicare changes arising from the ACA will also be explored along with asset protection trusts [...]

The Elder Law Minute: How Will The Election Results Affect Seniors?
Business Ron Fatoullah 12/23/2012 at 12:48PM

By Ronald A. Fatoullah, Esq. and Yan Lian Kuang-Maoga, Esq. Now that President Barack Obama has won a second term, what does it mean for seniors? What impact, if any, are seniors to expect with regard to long-term care costs and estate taxes? The good news is that his re-election means Medicare and Medicaid as [...]

The Elder Law Minute: Gift tax exclusion will increase to $14,000 in 2013
Business Ron Fatoullah 11/24/2012 at 12:43PM

By Ronald A. Fatoullah, Esq. and Debby Rosenfeld, Esq. The annual gift tax exclusion will increase from $13,000 to $14,000 effective January 1, 2013. In other words, an individual will be able to gift $14,000 per person (a couple may give $28,000) per recipient every calendar year without any gift tax ramifications whatsoever. Therefore, a [...]

Get your finances in top shape!
Networking Events Cristabelle Tumola 11/14/2012 at 1:30PM

The word fitness is typically used to describe a person’s physical health, but financial fitness is also important for well-being. The Queens Courier’s Health & Financial Fitness Expo on Friday, November 30, will feature both — and show how you can keep them in top shape. At the event, sponsored by the North Shore Towers, [...]

The Elder Law Minute: Do I Have the Right to Die?
News Ron Fatoullah 11/10/2012 at 9:03AM

By Ronald A. Fatoullah, Esq. and Lian Kuang, Esq. On October 5, 2012, a New York Appeals Court ruled in support of SungEun Grace Lee (Grace), a 28 year old banker who wanted to be taken off life support and allowed to die. Grace, who has terminal brain cancer, is paralyzed from the neck down [...]

Queens Courier hosts senior expo
Queens Courier hosts senior expo
News Melissa Chan 8/28/2012 at 4:42PM

The sands are shifting in the extensive world of elder law, but industry experts say the key to security in the changing winds is to “plan, plan and plan.” “With all this going on, you can’t afford not to plan. Make sure you secure your future,” said elder law attorney Ronald Fatoullah during a Courier-hosted [...]

The Elder Law Minute: The Pitfalls of Do-It-Yourself Legal Documents
Business Ron Fatoullah 4/14/2012 at 3:37PM

A good portion of our practice is comprised of meeting with new clients, collecting their pertinent information and coming up with a strategy that incorporates both estate and/or elder law planning that meets their specific needs. We typically ask to review a client’s prior estate/elder law documents during the consultation if, in fact, any planning [...]