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Regina Kiperman

Regina Kiperman

RK Law PC
  • Probate, Elder Law, Estate Planning
  • New Jersey, New York
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Summary

Regina advises clients in the areas of Probate, Estate & Trust Administration, Estate Planning, Contested and Uncontested Guardianship matters, Will Contests, Contested Accounting, and Special Needs Planning.
To this end, Regina:
Prepares estate planning documents (from basic to complex), including, but not limited to: Wills, various Trusts (e.g.: Revocable, Irrevocable, Life Insurance, Charitable, and/or Personal Residence), and Advance Directives;

Prepares Petitions for Probate and/or Estate Administration to help fiduciaries obtain Letters Testamentary, Limited Letters Testamentary, Letters of Administration, or Letters of Administration, C.T.A;

Counsels fiduciaries (e.g.: executors, administrators, trustees, and guardians) on the administration and taxation of their (or their ward’s) estates;

Advises trustees and trust beneficiaries on the administration and taxation of trusts;

Represents family members in kinship proceedings to prove their right to inherit property;

Represents individuals in contested and uncontested guardianship proceedings;

Represents individuals in estate and trust litigation, including will contests, turn-over proceedings, and contested accountings;

Advises individuals on elder law issues, including reviewing existing care plans and long-term care insurance policies, and assesses possibility of Medicaid planning (community and institutional);

Advises disabled individuals and their family members on special needs planning;

Negotiates with NYC Human Resources Administration to reduce or eliminate various “Medicaid claims”

Practice Areas
  • Probate
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
Additional Practice Areas
  • Estate Litigation
  • Estate administration
  • Medicaid Planning
  • Kinship
  • Guardianship
  • Special Needs Planning
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Complimentary 15 minute call
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    kinship matters and certain other limited circumstances
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Complimentary 15 minute initial call.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
New York
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Russian: Spoken
Professional Experience
Owner
RK Law PC
- Current
Regina leads the firm’s New York City office and advises clients in the areas of Probate, Estate & Trust Administration, Estate Planning, Contested and Uncontested Guardianship matters, Will Contests, Contested Accountings, and Special Needs Planning. To this end, Regina: Prepares estate planning documents (from basic to complex), including, but not limited to: Wills, various Trusts (e.g.: Revocable, Irrevocable, Life Insurance, Charitable, and/or Personal Residence), and Advance Directives; Prepares Petitions for Probate and/or Estate Administration to help fiduciaries obtain Letters Testamentary, Limited Letters Testamentary, Letters of Administration, or Letters of Administration, C.T.A; Counsels fiduciaries (e.g.: executors, administrators, trustees, and guardians) on the administration and taxation of their (or their ward’s) estates; Advises trustees and trust beneficiaries on the administration and taxation of trusts; Represents family members in kinship proceedings to prove their right to inherit property; Represents individuals in contested and uncontested guardianship proceedings; Represents individuals in estate and trust litigation, including will contests, turn-over proceedings, and contested accountings; Advises individuals on elder law issues, including reviewing existing care plans and long-term care insurance policies, and assesses possibility of Medicaid planning (community and institutional); Advises disabled individuals and their family members on special needs planning; Negotiates with NYC Human Resources Administration to reduce or eliminate various “Medicaid claims”
Partner
Grimaldi & Yeung LLP
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I lead the Firm’s New York City office and advise clients in the areas of estate planning, elder law, and special needs planning. In addition, I represent clients in probate matters, kinship hearings, accountings, estate and trust administration, guardianship, and estate litigation. I: • Prepare estate planning documents (from basic to complex), including, but not limited to: Wills, various Trusts (e.g.: Revocable, Irrevocable, Life Insurance, Charitable, and/or Personal Residence), and Advance Directives; • Counsel fiduciaries (e.g.: executors, administrators, guardians) on the administration and taxation of their estates; • Advise trustees and trust beneficiaries on the administration and taxation of trusts; • Represent family members in kinship proceedings to prove their right to inherit property; • Advise individuals on elder law issues, including reviewing existing care plans and long-term care insurance policies, and assesses possibility of Medicaid planning (community and institutional); • Represent individuals in contested and uncontested guardianship proceedings; • Advise disabled individuals and their family members on special needs planning; • Negotiate with NYC Human Resources Administration to reduce or eliminate various “Medicaid claims” and; • Represent individuals in estate and trust litigation, including contested accountings.
Attorney
Epstein Becker & Green LLP
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Participate in all aspects of estate, tax, and gift planning, estate and trust administration, estate litigation (including contested accountings), elder law, long-term care planning, guardianship (including contested guardianship proceedings), Medicaid planning, and special needs planning (including working with parents of disabled children). Maintain extensive client contact. Counsel individuals and families on succession planning. Prepare wills, trusts (for family planning, tax planning, and special needs planning), and advance directives to facilitate clients’ tax objectives and long-term needs. Present seminars on trusts and estate and elder law topics. Administer estates from inception through final distribution, including preparation of estate tax returns. Prepare tax refund claims and participate in IRS audits. Comprehensive knowledge of Medicaid practice, rules and regulations. General litigation experience - appearances at administrative fair hearings and before Supreme and Surrogate’s courts. • Authored “But-Officer-My Transfer was Not for Medicaid Purposes!” published Elder Law Special Needs Law Journal (Spring 2012) • Co-authored “America’s Long Term Care Crisis” published in Trusts and Estates magazine (July 2013) • Co-authored “District Court Judge Issues Temporary Stay of DOL’s Modified Definition of “Companionship Services” published in Wage and Hour Defense Blog (January 2015)
Attorney
Grimaldi & Yeung LLP
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Participate in all aspects of elder law, estate and tax planning, estate and trust administration, estate litigation, guardianship, and special needs planning. Ongoing responsibilities include: identifying clients' needs, proposing customized tax and estate planning solutions, preparing and executing various Wills and Trusts, reviewing Advanced Directives and Deed transfers forms, and attending real estate closings. Prepare Estate Tax returns and accountings. Negotiate “Spousal Refusal” claims. Research updates to ensure legal compliance. Liaise with multitude of legal, financial, and government entities to effectuate necessary transfers. Prepare motions and attend related proceedings in New York City’s Supreme and Surrogates Courts.
Summer Associate / Law Clerk
Herzfeld & Rubin
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Participate in all aspects of elder law, estate and tax planning, estate and trust administration, estate litigation, guardianship, and special needs planning. Ongoing responsibilities include: identifying clients' needs, proposing customized tax and estate planning solutions, preparing and executing various Wills and Trusts, reviewing Advanced Directives and Deed transfers forms, and attending real estate closings. Prepare Estate Tax returns and accountings. Negotiate “Spousal Refusal” claims. Research updates to ensure legal compliance. Liaise with multitude of legal, financial, and government entities to effectuate necessary transfers. Prepare motions and attend related proceedings in New York City’s Supreme and Surrogates Courts.
Education
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
J.D. / Law (2009)
State University of New York - Binghamton
B.A. / Economics and Politics, Philosophy, and Law (2005)
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Professional Associations
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
member
- Current
New York City Bar Association
member
- Current
New York State Bar Association # 4776720
member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Americas Long Term Care Crisis
Trusts & Estates Magazine
But Officer - My Transfer Was Not for Medicaid Purposes
New York State Bar Association, Elder Law Journal
Speaking Engagements
Estate Planning Primer, New York
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Discussed estate planning basics. Explained drafting to protect against a Will contest.
Aging in Brooklyn - Lets Protect What We Got
Astoria Bank
An Introduction to Probate and How to Avoid It, New York City Bar Association
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Presented on probate procedures and digital estate planning
Certifications
Part 36 List (Court Evaluator, Guardian Ad Litem, Attorney for AIP, Supplemental Needs Trustee, Guardian)
Office of Court Administration - New York Guardian and Fiduciary Services
Websites & Blogs
Website
RK Law PC
Legal Answers
2 Questions Answered

Q. Can a lawyer who drew up and notarized the decedants Will Then go and represent the executor listed in that will?
A: yes. it is perfectly normal and common. if the executor wants to hire the lawyer who drew up the will then he is free to do so.
Q. Can I sue the co-executor of my father's unprobated Estate for filing a personal RPAPL 901 against me and estate asset?
A: are you trying to stop the partition at this point? did you have notice of the partition?
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RK Law PC
80 Maiden Lane
Suite 304
New York, NY 10038
USA
Telephone: (917) 261-4513
Fax: (212) 248-2155
RK Law PC
574 4th Avenue
9F
Brooklyn, NY 11215
USA
Telephone: (917) 261-4513
Fax: (212) 248-2155