Although 56% of Americans think having a will is important, did you know that only 1 in 3 actually has an estate planning document? And more so, people who do have an estate plan in place often make costly mistakes. So, how can you stop making mistakes in your estate plan?
About the Interview
In this episode of Hilary Topper on Air, Hilary speaks with Kim N. Christian, Esq., Partner at Russo Law Group, P.C. Learn about the importance of an estate plan, how to stop making mistakes in your estate plan, common misconceptions, how often to review or update your plan, and best practices people can use when creating their estate plan.
About Kim Christian
Kim is a Partner with Russo Law Group, P.C. of Garden City, Islandia, Lido Beach and Manhattan, New York. Her areas of practice include Elder Law, Estate and Trust Planning, Real Estate, and Special Needs planning. Kim has presented seminars on Elder Law and Estate Planning, as well as Special Needs planning throughout Nassau County and Queens County, and is a sought-after speaker on these topics.
Kim earned her law degree at St. John’s University School of Law and served as Research Editor of the New York Litigator. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association as well as the Nassau County Bar Association. Kim is licensed to practice in both New York and New Jersey, and has been admitted to the United States Supreme Court. She is also a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and the Academy of Special Needs Planners (ASNP).
Kim began her career as a general practitioner, but soon gravitated to Elder Law, Estate Planning, and related practice areas. “I chose to focus on this area of the law because I believed it would give me the opportunity to help people when they need it most… and it has,” says Kim. “Nothing gives me greater professional satisfaction than helping clients receive the long-term care they need while protecting their life savings at the same time. I also strive to help my clients remain independent for as long as possible, live their golden years in comfort and dignity, and cope during times of family crisis.”
About the Russo Law Group, P.C.
Russo Law Group, P.C. is dedicated to providing peace of mind to you and your family. Their team of elder law attorneys, estate planning attorneys and special needs (disability) attorneys have experience in helping people with their problems. They promise to answer any question with a straight answer. Once they meet with you, they will be able to assist you. For more information about Deanna, estate planning for second marriages, and the Russo Law Group visit https://www.vjrussolaw.com/.