Attorney Irina Yadgarova focuses her practice on Trusts & Estates, Probate & Administration, Elder Law, and Real Estate. She is licensed to practice law in the courts of the State of New York, the State New Jersey, and the U.S. District Courts in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Ms. Yadgarova's practice encompasses all aspects of Estate Planning, Elder Law (Medicaid) and Real Estate. She provides legal services to residents of New York and New Jersey and handles matters pertaining to Wills, Trusts & Estates and Long Term Care Planning, including, but not limited to: Drafting and execution of Wills, Trusts and Advance Directives (Powers of Attorney, Health Care Proxies, etc.) Simple Wills, Disclaimer Wills, Wills with Testamentary Trusts, Pour-Over Wills Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts, Special Needs Trusts, Asset Protection Trusts (foreign and domestic), Life Insurance Trusts, Charitable Trusts, Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts, QTIP Trusts, Marital Trusts/Credit Shelter Trusts Probate Trust & Estate Administration Business Succession (Buy-Sell Agreements, Family Limited Parternships) Long Term Care and Medicaid Planning Medicaid Qualifying Trusts, Medicaid Asset Protection Trusts Real Estate transactions (purchase and sale of homes, coops and condos) Guardianship Proceedings Prior to establishing her own practice, Ms. Yadgarova worked as a wealth management attorney at UBS Wealth Management. While at UBS, she counseled the business with regard to their high net worth clientele. Ms. Yadgarova obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, summa cum laude, from Yeshiva University and her Juris Doctor degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. While in law school, she acted as president of the Russian Speaking Law Students Alliance and wrote for the Cardozo Law Journal of Dispute Resolution. Ms. Yadgarova is fluent in Russian and resides in Queens, New York with her husband and three children.