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Welcome to the Schwartz, Fang, and Keating, P.C. Lawyer's website. We are estate planning, probate and estate tax lawyers, serving Long Island, New York City, and New Jersey.

Our commitment at Schwartz, Fang, and Keating, PC is to excellence and our focus is on the individual concerns of our clients. This is what sets us apart from the other estate planning and probate law firms. We are known as "problem solvers" and "trusted advisors" for our clients, taking a proactive approach to their needs. We represent many prominent families and businesses in the metropolitan NYC and Long Island areas.

Whatever stage you are in life, Schwartz, Fang & Keating understands that your situation is unique and your estate plan should custom fit your needs. It is important to work with an estate planning attorney that has the experience and knowledge to assist you in all areas of your estate planning and administration.

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What to Do If You Haven’t Planned for Long-Term Care

Abstract: The high cost of long-term care (LTC), which may include an assisted living facility, nursing home or home health care, can quickly devour resources needed to maintain one’s lifestyle during retirement and provide for children or other heirs. Below, we have outlined what to consider in a LTC insurance policy. Estate Planning Red Flag […]


Keeping Your Trust a Secret

Abstract: Worried that the prospect of a large inheritance might harm their children’s work ethic, some people establish “quiet trusts,” also known as “silent trusts.” In other words, they leave significant sums in trust for their children; they just don’t tell them about it. Below we list several disadvantages of this approach. It can be […]


Holding Joint Title to Property

Owning assets jointly with one or more of your children or other heirs is a common estate planning “shortcut.” However, like many shortcuts, it can produce unintended and costly consequences. There are two potential advantages to joint ownership: convenience and

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