Our Special Needs Group counsels those whose lives are affected by a disability or mental illness of themselves, a child or other family member or friend. Our clients in this area are from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds.
We pride ourselves in our ability to provide comprehensive special needs-related legal services that take into account our clients’ goals and values. This practice has a particular focus on preserving an individual’s eligibility for the government benefits necessary to access the majority of supportive programs and housing available in New York State.
We also counsel those individuals and institutions who have been entrusted to act as the agent or guardian of an individual with a disability or mental illness, or as the trustee of a trust with a special needs beneficiary in complying with their fiduciary duties.
|Freedman, Robert M. Partner||Partner||212.216.8066|
|Gruttadauria, Alexis R. Associate||Associate||212.216.1108|
|Lutzky, Barry I. Partner||Partner||212.216.8068|
The recent arrival of Trusts & Estates, Elder Care and Special Needs partners Robert M. Freedman, Barry Lutzky and associate Alexis Gruttadauria was featured in Bloomberg Big Law Business.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin, a full-service, mid-size law firm announced today that it has expanded its Trusts & Estates practice, continuing its strategic growth and strengthening its client offerings by adding three lawyers. The group handles all aspects of estate and tax planning, as well as estate administration. With the addition of the new lawyers, the capabilities of the Trusts & Estates practice have expanded to include expertise in the representation of the elderly, individuals with disabilities and/or mental illness and their families.