Mark S. Eghrari & Associates PLLC is a law firm serving clients in Central Islip, New York who need help with making plans for their future. If you want to plan ahead in case of incapacity, illness or your passing, you need to work with an experienced attorney who can help you to use the right legal tools.
Our firm is here to help. We assist people of all ages to prepare for injury, illness, incapacity, long-term care costs, aging, and death. We also help with the creation of a financial plan and with taking key steps to grow and protect your nest egg.
There are many legal issues that need to be addressed as you think about what will happen to you and your family as you get older. While no one likes to think about bad things happening, it is important to plan and prepare for both good and bad events that life brings your way.
Mark S. Eghrari & Associates PLLC will help you to make the necessary preparations so you are ready no matter what happens in your future. Give us a call to find out more about how we can help you to put legal tools in place that are right for you.
Life in Central Islip
Central Islip is located within Suffolk County in the state of New York. This community, which was home to almost 35,000 residents as of the most recent census, is located within the Town of Islip. It is considered a census-designated place (CDP) and is also considered a hamlet, which is the name used in New York to refer to an unincorporated community that is located within a town and not designated as a separate village.
Central Islip spans a total of 7.1 square miles, and it is entirely comprised of land with no bodies of water in the census-designated place. Central Islip is the home of the New York Institute of Technology (NIT) and it also the site of the Touro Law Center, which is located next door to the New York Supreme Court building within Central Islip.
There are also numerous public and private schools, more than a dozen churches, and a small train station called Central Islip Station which are located in this community. The Long Island Ducks, a club sport team that is part of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, also calls Central Islip its home and plays at Bethpage Ballpark.
Seniors in Central Islip
Central Islip is home to many seniors. In fact, approximately 8.5 percent of households in Central Islip were comprised of a person aged 65 or older who was living alone, as of the most recent census data. In many cases, seniors- and especially older people who are living on their own without any family members – will need to make sure that they have support systems and community connections in place.
The Town of Islip provides information on senior centers and on senior nutrition programs that local elderly people within Central Islip can take advantage of. Senior citizens centers serve people who are 60-years-of-age and older. There is a center located directly in Central Islip, at 555 Clayton Street, Central Islip, NY 11730. The telephone number for this senior center is 631-595-3508. There are also centers in West Islip, East Islip, Brentwood, Oakdale, and Ronkonkoma.
The senior centers provide nutritional services, recreational opportunities, social connections and assistance with other services that seniors need.
Mark S. Eghrari & Associates PLLC can provide help to seniors in taking advantage of the programs offered to them because of their age or health status. We not only help you to explore programs within your community, but can also assist in applying for programs that could offer needed benefits. Examples include, for instance, Medicaid or Veterans’ Administration programs that could cover long term care or nursing home costs.
Courts in Central Islip
Central Islip is located in Suffolk County, which means that legal matters that arise are going to be handled in the Suffolk County court system. This is the 10th Judicial District.
The legal matters likely to arise as you or a loved one gets older include both guardianship and probate. Probate takes place after a death and facilitates the transfer of assets, while guardianship involves a person going to court to ask the court to name a guardian for an incapacitated individual.
Both guardianship and probate proceedings could be avoided with help from Mark S. Eghrari & Associates PLLC in making advanced plans. Avoiding these court programs can be beneficial because it can be stressful for loved ones to have to go to court and cope with legal proceedings when a loved one is incapacitated or has passed away.
If going to court is necessary, those involved in legal proceedings, including the executor of an estate, heirs or beneficiaries, those seeking guardianship and other interested parties should consult with an experienced attorney. Mark S. Eghrari & Associates PLLC can provide help going to court in Suffolk County.
As the NY Courts website explains, the Surrogate Court for Suffolk County can be found at 320 Center Drive, Riverhead, NY 11901. The Surrogate Court is the court in New York that handles wills and estates. The telephone number that you can call in order to reach this court is 631-852-1713.
Getting Legal Help from a Central Islip Elder Law and Estate Planning Attorney
A Central Islip elder law and estate planning attorney at Mark S. Eghrari & Associates PLLC can assist you in understanding how to make a comprehensive plan for your future. Many clients in Central Islip trust us to help them make important plans while reducing the stress of thinking about incapacity, end of life issues or death.
To find out more about the many ways our firm can help you, join us for a free seminar. You can also give us a call at (631) 265-0599 or contact us online to to begin working with a member of our team on a plan personalized for you. Call today to get started.