Law Offices of Vlad Portnoy, P.C.

Law Offices of Vlad Portnoy, P.C.

Law Firm specializing in Trusts & Estates, (asset protection; business succession and planning; and Probate and Administration of Estates), Elder Law (Medicaid and Disability planning), Guardianships and Special Needs Planning.

Firm Overview

Just like every family is unique, every estate plan must be tailored to the specific needs and challenges of your personal situation. Estate law is an extremely complex area of the legal code with a blinding amount of options and combinations that can have dramatic effects on how your estate will be handled by you and your family for years to come. Knowing these options, how to creatively use and combine them, as well as having the expertise to know how they can unfold in years to come is what separates an estate plan that will last from the rest.
At the Law Offices of Vlad Portnoy, P.C., our approach is designed to make sure you get an estate plan tailored for you. We provide each and every client with the personal attention and care required to cater to your specific situation and put you at ease throughout the process. Our staff utilizes the latest legal techniques to customize each estate plan to clients' wishes, needs, family structure and dynamics. We also possess an extensive network of trusted providers in the area for any ancillary services you may need.

Main Office

Vlad Portnoy
450 7th Avenue
Suite 1408
New York NY 10123

Phone

(212) 920-6371

Fax

(212) 920-6378

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

We offer free initial consultations

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Estate Planning documents drafted based on flat / fixed fee

Office Information

Office Hours

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Office Manager

Vlad Portnoy

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

English, Russian

Other Offices

Law Offices of Vlad Portnoy, P.C.
By Appointment
Brooklyn, NY 11235

Law Offices of Vlad Portnoy, P.C.
By Appointment
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

Estate Planning

Do You Want to Protect and Plan for Your Assets While Maintaining as Much Control and Access by You and Your Loved Ones? We Can Help.

You Work Hard for Your Assets. With the Right Legal Help, You Can:

-Take the first step to protecting your hard-earned assets by calling us today.
-Choose the Best Legal Structure for Your Unique Situation – Whether It Is a Will, Irrevocable or Revocable Trust.
-Keep as Much Control as Possible – Or Legally Appoint A Trusted Agent to Control on Your Behalf.
-Protect Yourself from Creditors and Other Potential Claims Against Your Estate (such as estranged relatives or Unscrupulous Third parties).
-Create Appropriate Special Legal Structures to Be Prepared for Possible Retirement, Disability, Need for Guardianship, or to Qualify For Government Assistance.

It can take a lifetime to build wealth. You deserve to do exactly what you want with it, and have it passed only to your intended beneficiaries.

The decision to create the proper legal structure to manage your wealth can mean the difference between resting assured that you and your family will be provided for, and being at the mercy of creditors and government defaults, and taking chances on falling victim to other not yet foreseeable but highly undesirable situations.

We have been helping New Yorkers and residents of Northern New Jersey like you navigate the complicated world of estate planning for quite a while. From the simplest wills to the most complicated trusts, we have seen it all and will be able to use that experience to tailor the perfect legal structure for your situation.

Probate

Facing the Death of a Loved One? Let Us Help You Settle Their Estate as Quickly And Painlessly As Possible so You Can Carry On in This Difficult Time.

Avoid Years of Costly Legal and Emotional Issues with The Right Legal Help. Our firm can:

-Protect the Estate by Dealing with Banks, Private Creditors, and Current and Former Business Partners so You Don’t Have To.
-Take A Proactive Approach to Preemptively Mediating Painful Family Conflicts Before They Arise, Carrying Out Any Existing Wishes of Your Loved Fairly
-Properly Appoint A Responsible Executor to The Estate, or Deal with Removing One Who Has Been Improperly Managing It.
-Settle the Estate the Right Way, As Quickly as Possible so You Can Get the Closure You Require and Move On.

SSDI

Get the Legal Help to Provide Your Elder with Security, Comfort and Care so They Can Enjoy Their Golden Years Without Worry.

Rest Assured That Your Elder Loved One Will Always Be Looked After. Our Law Firm Can Help:

-Navigate the Complex World of Medicaid to Ensure Your Loved One Receives Benefits Even if They Have Assets That Need to Be Protected.
-Create A Comprehensive Plan to Ensure Your Loved One’s Personal Care Expenses Are Provided for and Create the Legal Structure to -Ensure Your Plan Is Carried Out.
-Appoint Caring and Responsible Guardian in The Event That Your Elder is Ever Unable to Care for Themselves but They Never Executed -Proper Documents When They Had the Chance.
-Ensure that Last Wishes Are Carried Out and that Assets are Protected for The Desired Beneficiaries.

After a life of hard work, everyone deserves time to rest and enjoy. Unfortunately, fewer and fewer elders get the chance to experience these golden years due to financial, medical or government aid-related challenges.

It doesn’t have to be this way. With the proper legal assistance, your elder can be provided for.

The Law Offices of Vlad Portnoy, P.C. has substantial experience with issues related to Elder Law. Whether you need to set up wills or trusts, appoint a trusted guardian, or get the most out of government aid programs, we can help you make the right choices for your elder’s well-being.

What are your firm's strengths and style?

Just like every family is unique, every estate plan must be tailored to the specific needs and challenges of your personal situation. Estate law is an extremely complex area of the legal code with a blinding amount of options and combinations that can have dramatic effects on how your estate will be handled by you and your family for years to come. Knowing these options, how to creatively use and combine them, as well as having the expertise to know how they can unfold in years to come is what separates an estate plan that will last from the rest.

At the Law Offices of Vlad Portnoy, P.C., our approach is designed to make sure you get an estate plan tailored for you. We provide each and every client with the personal attention and care required to cater to your specific situation and put you at ease throughout the process. Our staff utilizes the latest legal techniques to customize each estate plan to clients' wishes, needs, family structure and dynamics. We also possess an extensive network of trusted providers in the area for any ancillary services you may need.

Vlad Portnoy

Law Offices of Vlad Portnoy, P.C.

Vlad Portnoy is an attorney in New York City specializing in Wills, Trusts & Estates, Elder Law (including Medicaid and Disability planning, and Guardianships). A native Russian speaker, he is certified by the New York State Court System as a Russian-speaking court translator.

Mr. Portnoy is a member of the Elder Law and Trusts & Estates sections of the New York State Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association, American Bar Association Estate Planners and Administrators Section, and New York City Bar Association. He is a former member of New York City Bar Association Trusts, Estates and Surrogate's Court Committee, and former Secretary of the NYCBA Committee on Legal Problems of the Aging (Elder Law). Mr. Portnoy is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey and in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. He serves on the Board of Russian Speaking Business Attorneys of New York (RUSBAN), as well as several businesses and non-profit organizations.
Through frequent lectures on estate planning and elder law, and by contributing articles to various English and Russian language print and online publications, Mr. Portnoy aims to educate the community on all aspects of estate and asset protection planning ranging from government benefit entitlement programs to high net worth individuals and family offices.

License

Bar Number: 751709
New York, 2008

Bar Number: 173613
New Jersey, 2005

Education

University of Miami School of Law
JD, 2002

University at Binghamton
BA, 1998

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