News & Insights

An Update From Twomey Latham To Our Clients and Friends

HOW THE LATEST COVID-19 NEWS CAN AFFECT YOU | March 17, 2020

Our firm, like so many other businesses in our area and around the country, has implemented a number of measures to protect the health of our clients and staff, and to continue to serve the needs of our clients during this difficult time.    With five offices located...

Associate Daniel R. Bernard Honored With 2019 Leadership In Law Award

NEWS | November 22, 2019

Daniel R. Bernard (right), Associate, Twomey Latham, Shea, Kelley, Dubin & Quartararo, LLP, accepts the Leadership in Law award from Alicia Jabbour (left), Associate Publisher, Long Island Business News, at the Leadership in Law award ceremony at the Crest Hollow...

Dying Without A Will: Where Will My Things Go?

INSIGHTS | By: | October 24, 2019

The week of October 21-28, 2019 is National Estate Planning Awareness Week. The purpose of National Estate Planning Awareness Week is to educate the public about the importance of estate planning. So, in that regard, this article will address what happens when someone...

Associate Daniel R. Bernard Guest On “Law You Should Know” Podcast

NEWS | October 22, 2019

Associate Daniel R. Bernard, an attorney licensed in both New York and Florida, recently appeared on the “Law You Should Know” radio show and podcast, to discuss estate planning considerations for snowbirds. Daniel and host, Kenneth Landau, addressed such topics as...

Prenuptial Agreements and Estate Planning

INSIGHTS | By: | October 16, 2019

A prenuptial agreement can conjure in people the thought of a wealthy person marrying a not so wealthy person, or celebrities marrying each other, or an older spouse marrying a younger spouse. Some people have a pessimistic outlook on prenuptial agreements, and see...

The New Tax Math for People Living in High-Tax States

NEWS | September 13, 2019

Daniel Bernard was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article in regard to people leaving states with high state and local taxes for states with low to no state and local tax states. Daniel was quoted as saying, “‘New York is very aggressive with residency audits. They...

Florida Estate Administration

INSIGHTS | By: | July 30, 2019

I have written articles in the past pertaining to Florida estate and tax planning, “Estate Planning for Snowbirds” and “Domicile: A State Tax Consideration for Snowbirds” but what happens when a someone dies owning property Florida? The simple answer, is that, as in...

Domicile: A State Tax Consideration for Snowbirds

INSIGHTS | By: | November 2, 2018

In my last article, “Estate Planning for Snowbirds,” I briefly mentioned that for people who divide their time between New York and Florida, an important question is domicile or in which state you are considered a resident. In this article, I will address the tax...