White Plains, NY (Law Firm Newswire) January 17, 2012 – Bernard A. Krooks, Esq., was a featured speaker at the 46th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning in Orlando, FL. The Heckerling Institute is the nation’s leading conference for estate planners, including attorneys, trust officers, accountants, insurance advisors, and wealth management professionals.
Mr. Krooks spoke on “The Use of Irrevocable Income – Only Trusts in Elder Law Planning: Yes, You Can Have Your Cake and Eat It Too.” He focused on the types of clients for whom an income-only trust is most appropriate. His discussion also included a break-down and analysis of the pertinent provisions of a properly drafted income-only trust, including the so-called “boiler-plate” provisions which can prove problematic.
Mr. Krooks is a founding partner of Littman Krooks. He was recently selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®. Krooks has received his AEP accreditation from the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils. He is a member of the Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section and Tax Section of the American Bar Association. He is a sought-after expert on estate planning and elder law matters and has been quoted in leading publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Forbes, among others.
About Littman Krooks
Littman Krooks LLP provides sophisticated legal advice and the high level of expertise ordinarily associated with large law firms along with the personal attention and responsiveness of smaller firms. These ingredients, which are the cornerstone of effective representation and are necessary to a successful lawyer/client relationship, have become the foundation of the firm’s success.
Littman Krooks LLP offers legal services in several areas of law, including elder law, estate planning, special needs planning, special education advocacy, and corporate and securities. Their offices are located at 399 Knollwood Road, White Plains, New York; 655 Third Avenue, New York, New York; and 300 Westage Business Center Drive, Fishkill, New York. Visit the firm’s website at www.littmankrooks.com/. To learn more about New York elder law or New York estate planning, visit http://www.elderlawnewyork.com or http://www.littmankrooks.com/.
Maria M. Brill
Littman Krooks LLP
New York City Office
655 Third Avenue, 20th Floor
New York, New York 10017
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399 Knollwood Road
White Plains, New York 10603
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300 Westage Business Center Drive, Suite 400
Fishkill, NY 12524
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