The Covid-19 pandemic undoubtedly has you on edge. We have all been forced to face our fears in some way, whether it’s the fear of falling ill, losing a job, having to spend time alone or losing a loved one. … Continued
The Federal Trade Commission has warned that nursing homes in Iowa, as well as other states, have been coercing residents on Medicaid to hand over their coronavirus stimulus checks. “We’ve been hearing that some facilities are trying to take the … Continued
The coronavirus relief bill includes a direct payment to most Americans, but this has Medicaid recipients wondering how the payment will affect them. Because the payment is not income, it should not count against a Medicaid recipient’s eligibility. The Coronavirus … Continued
Federal regulators have changed rules and cleared up some confusion about limits placed on the more than 4 million borrowers in the mortgage relief program the government rolled out to contend with the coronavirus’s economic onslaught. Lending rules that were … Continued
We are proud of our clients! Good People doing Good Work. The Brian & Marilyn Lindsay Foundation made a grant that matters to Wheeler Clinic. See the full story: https://www.wheelerclinic.org/news/honoring-life-providing-hope
The offices of Ericson, Scalise & Mangan are remaining open during the pandemic to support our community and clients. We offer many services including Medicaid Planning and Applications. If you or a family member requires long-term care, the cost can … Continued
The offices of Ericson, Scalise & Mangan are remaining open during the pandemic to support our community and clients. We offer many services including Probate Administration. When a family member dies, there are important issues the survivors must face. As … Continued
Helping Protect Seniors from Fraud and Identity Theft Highlights: Senior citizens’ savings and good credit may make them more attractive to fraudsters Shame or embarrassment may prevent seniors from reporting fraud Educate the seniors in your life of the risks … Continued
The Foundation was created by Christine shortly before her death to support certain organizations in her community as she did during her life. To learn more, visit the Christine E. Moser Foundation website. Christine E. Moser Foundation
Get the information directly from the Department of Treasury regarding the PPP. https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/136/PPP–Fact-Sheet.pdf
Please review this short video which discussing forbearance options under the CARE Act.
As a contribution to our community during this challenging and unprecedented time, the attorneys at Ericson, Scalise & Mangan, P.C., are offering to prepare Advanced Directives (commonly referred to as “Living Will”) for no charge to residents of Connecticut. Based … Continued
Legal Services are considered Essential Services by Governor Lamont’s executive order. ESM is open to assist you in these difficult times. We are allowing our staff to work remotely; we are handling most appointments remotely. We can help you from … Continued
Becoming a new parent is a life changing experience and caring for a child is an awesome responsibility as well as a joy. This is also the time to think about your child’s future by asking an important question: who … Continued
The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019, better known as the SECURE Act, which originally passed the House in July, was approved by the Senate and signed into law in December 2019. The legislation, designed to … Continued
The passage of the SECURE Act will require all to review beneficiary designations for retirement accounts, especially if you are using a trust. Is it time to consider a Charitable Remainder Trust as beneficiary of your IRA? How about a … Continued
Grandparents are regularly generous with grandchildren, sometimes giving significant amounts of money. With the holidays approaching, gifting increases. Often grandparents want to share their resources to leave a legacy. In some cases, their children or grandchildren are dealing with financial … Continued
When setting up a revocable trust, you need to be diligent about asset transfers, beneficiary designations and funding formulas. Failure to complete certain steps can prevent the trust from acting as you intended, creating additional cost and unintended consequences for … Continued
If you are turning 65 and enrolling in Medicare as a healthy senior, do you really need to sign up for Medicare’s supplemental coverage as well? Not signing up initially could be very costly down the road. With all the … Continued
Laura has been working with therapeutic horseback riding and assisting with Special Olympics for years. Great work Laura!
A decision on whether to prepare and file a Medicaid application on your own or hire help depends on answers to these questions: How old is the applicant? How complicated is the applicant’s financial situation? Is the individual applying for … Continued
Please support this Coat & Toy Drive. As the winter season is approaching, many are without the proper clothing to gear up for the bitter cold.Together with Central CT BNI we are also collecting new unwrapped toys this holiday season … Continued
Congratulation to our client David Grossmann who received a first place award in the Black & White Landscape division at the Goshen Fair. David and his wife Cynthia have been clients of ESM for years. He is an avid photographer. … Continued
We are pleased to announce that ES&M are approved attorneys to close loans for Liberty Bank and Simsbury Bank.
For years clients have asked us about forming asset protection trusts. We were always forced to form them in other states or even other countries. Effective January 1, 2020, Domestic Asset Protection Trusts can be formed in Connecticut. At the … Continued
Many seniors and their families don’t use a lawyer to plan for long-term care or Medicaid, often because they’re afraid of the cost. However, an attorney can help you save money in the long run and make sure you’re getting … Continued
Congratulations to the Newington Boys Tennis team, and our good friend Coach Don Lukowski, on a great 2019 season.
We Support Laurena McCarthy. Comedy Night and A Screening of the Hope on the Horizon Documentary The community is invited for an evening to honor Laurena McCarthy, a remarkable teacher, mentor and mother who has dedicated her life to others. … Continued
ES&M were glad to support New Britain High School Football at the annual golf tournament hosted by Head Coach and Super Bowl winner, Tebucky Jones. The tournament took place on Sunday, June 9th at Tunxis golf course owned by the … Continued
Congratulations to 2019 Law Day Award winners: Claudia Barbieri – Liberty Bell Award Joanne Lewis – Public Service Award John A. Barbieri – President’s Award Present L to R: Bill Forbes, Stephen Mangan, Rick Pentore, Joanne Lewis, John Barbieri, Claudia … Continued
When can you delay taking Medicare? Although you’re eligible for Medicare at 65, there are circumstances in which you might not want to apply, particularly if you’re working for a larger employer or contributing to a health savings account (HSA). … Continued