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The Latest from Penny's Blog


We are in such good hands

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“Thank you to all of you in reference to my mom’s trust. It is very comforting to know we are in such good hands. I greatly appreciate your time and efforts.” – Leslie P.


The conference was very helpful

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“The conference was very helpful and well worth the consultation fee.” ~ Steven S., Esq.


Bless you for the fine job you did

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“Dear Penny, You were my mom’s attorney for her estate and benefits issues. Bless you for the fine job you did advising all of us.” ~ Noel G.


You made everything go so smoothly

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“Thank you for all your help and efficiency. You made everything go so smoothly.” ~ Mona R.


Business Advisory Council of the Vincent Smith School

September 21st, 2014

Penny B. Kassel is now a Member of the Business Advisory Council of the Vincent Smith School in Port Washington, NY. She recently became a Member of the Ethics Committee of South Nassau Communities Hospital. Ms. Kassel is proud to serve her community through these worthwhile volunteer positions. Read more about the Vincent Smith Business […]


Medicaid benefits for 2014

February 4th, 2014

Most people have losing weight as their new year’s resolution.  Been there and done that.  My resolution is to be more diligent about updating my blog-so here goes. We now have the new figures from New York State as follows: The monthly income level for one person receiving Medicaid benefits in the community is $809.  […]


Long Island’s 2013 Top Legal Eagles

December 4th, 2013

    I am proud to have been selected as one of “Long Island’s Top 2013 Legal Eagles” by Long Island Pulse magazine.  This is a rating by LexisNexis/Martindale Hubbell in the Nassau/Suffolk area.  


Long Island’s Top 2012 Legal Eagles

March 8th, 2012

I am proud to have been selected as one of “Long Island’s Top 2012 Legal Eagles” by Long Island Pulse magazine.  This is a rating by LexisNexis/Martindale Hubbell in the Nassau/Suffolk area.


Medicaid lien on a recipient’s estate

March 8th, 2012

As I told you in a prior blog, in September 2011, emergency regulations were enacted with regard to Medicaid’s right to place a lien on a recipient’s estate.  These emergency regulations expired in December.  We are continuing to fight against this right of Medicaid to assert a lien against non-probate assets.  We expect new regulations […]


Thank you

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“I thank you for your kindness and understanding.  Words cannot properly express my gratitude.” ~ Sylvia W.