Search by name, location, service or keyword

Special Needs Trust Fairness Act Finally Enacted into Law

December 21, 2016
On Tuesday, December 13, 2016, President Obama signed H.R. 34, named the 21st Century Cures Act, into law.  Embedded in this legislation is the culmination of many years of work by Elder Law attorneys across the country to effectively amend the federal statute allowing for the establishment of self-settled special needs trusts for disabled individuals Read More »

FAA Releases New Rules Governing Commercial Use of UAS/UAVs (Drones)

July 25, 2016
On June 21, 2016, the Federal Aviation Administration ("FAA") released its highly anticipated new rules set to serve as the foundation for governing commercial use of small, Unmanned Aircraft Systems ("UAS") and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles ("UAVs") in the United States.  These new rules, more specifically, Part 107 of the Federal Aviation Regulations, provide a clear Read More »

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Drones): New York State’s New Major Capital Investment

May 11, 2016
The drone industry has proliferated recently and is expected to see continued exponential growth in the next several years.  Experts estimate that close to 1 million drone units, also known as small, unmanned aerial vehicles (or UAVs for short), were purchased during the 2015 holiday season alone.  This expansion has led to creative, expanded use of Read More »