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Brian A Raphan Esq.

Elder Law Attorney Brian A Raphan Esq.

The Law Offices of Brian A. Raphan, P.C.

7 Penn Plaza, 8th Floor
7th Avenue between 30th and 31st Street
New York, NY 10001
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Attorney Profile

"We’ve been serving the needs of senior New Yorkers for over 25 years. I am proud of our testimonials from our satisfied clients."

Visit our website to read them: Click here: Client Reviews    BBB Rating A+

Bio: A native New Yorker, Brian's cases have been written about in The New York Times, The New York Law Journal, The Villager, Elder Law Answers, and he has appeared on NY Radio and CBS News televison. He is also a regular editorial contributor to The Senior News on legal issues and frequently gives pro bono lectures throughout New York City on legal matters facing the elderly. 

Brian was recently Appointed as Special Referee for the Supreme Court State of New York, uncovering elder abuse in the form of financial exploitation for $797,000. The case was featured in a front page article in The New York Law Journal.

Admitted to New York State bar in 1989 and New Jersey State bar in 1988. Admitted to U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York 1990; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York 1990; United States Supreme Court 1994. Appointed by Appellate Division, 1st Department, as a Court Examiner in May, 1997. Individually selected and appointed by Surrogate's Court and Supreme Court in various capacities in hundreds of cases; Appointed as Member of the Office of the Court Administration Guardianship Advisory Committee, First Department; Member of the Final Account Subcommittee of the Guardianship Advisory Committee; Appointed as a Member of the Statewide Judicial Training Subcommittee. Former founding partner of the law firm of Druckman, Raphan and Sinel, New York, New York. 

Member: National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, New York State Bar Association, American Bar Association, New York County Lawyers Association. Brian is also a regular editorial contributor to The Senior News on legal issues and frequently gives pro bono lectures on legal matters facing the elderly. Blog: ELDER LAW NEWS

Firm Description 

Brian is founder and lead counsel at the Law Offices of Brian A. Raphan, P.C. and has been serving the legal needs of elders and their families for over 25 years. He’s proud of the praise the firm receives from existing clients. Visit www.RaphanLaw.com to read them. He has extensive professional and personal experience with all Elder Care legal issues. For all matters, overall respect, compassion and positive results for elders and their families is a priority. The law firm provides user-friendly clear explanations of legal matters. Many legal documents are drafted using effective, but simple "non-legalease" language, so that you can understand what you are signing. Brian works closely with his clients and inspires his team of attorneys to provide their absolute best for senior clients. He is always available on matters large or small.

Elders have a unique set of health care, home care, financial and legal needs. Planning wisely and legally can assure that your needs or the needs of your parents are met--and also protect assets for future generations. 

The law firm has vast experience with all Elder Care legal issues and continues to earn praise for our assistance to seniors, free seminars and our personal approach and results. We are a hands-on firm where you won't get lost in the shuffle. We handle estates of all sizes with expertise in the preparation of: Simple or Complex Wills, Trusts, Living Trusts, Medicaid Planning and Asset Protection Trusts. Also, Guardianships, Bedsore & Pressure sore Lawsuits, and Nursing Home Abuse.

Brian was recently Appointed as Special Referee for the Supreme Court State of New York, uncovering elder abuse in the form of financial exploitation for $797,000. The case was featured in a front page article in The New York Law Journal.

"No matter what the legal issue is, overall respect and care for our clients is a priority. We are always accessible for their queries or needs. Last year we introduced our Visiting Lawyer Services to help clients with mobility issues by visiting them in their homes or nursing facility to provide the same legal care we give in the office." www.VisitingLawyerServices.com.

We have been featured in the New York Times, The New York Law Journal, W-CBS TV, NY Radio and other news media. Brian frequently gives pro-bono lectures on elder issues throughout the New York area. The firm has BBB Better Business Bureau A+ Rating.

 

Our Practice Areas include: -Wills, Estates & Trusts -Elder Law -Probate -Medicaid Planning -Asset Protection Trusts -Guardianships -Medical Malpractice -Nursing Home Abuse -Bed Sore Lawsuits -Personal Injury -Wrongful Death .

Our firm has a large Article 81 Guardianship practice, and is appointed as Court Evaluator, Examiner, Special Referee and Guardian ad Litem by the New York State Supreme Court. We have attorneys who are fluent in Spanish, Italian, French and Dutch. AARP Member and Registered Attorneys. BBB Better Business Bureau A+ Rating. 

 "SERVING ELDER NEW YORKERS FOR OVER 25 YEARS"

 

Attorney Staff:

Michelle Yu, Esq.

Matthew S. Raphan, Esq.

Judah Schwartz, Esq.

Samantha Benadiba, Esq.

Ilana Stuelpner, paralegal.

Octavia DeVane, paralegal.

Maria Vitucci, Legal Assistant.

Carolina Monsalve, Administartion/Reception.

Find Me on The Web

Firm Website: www.raphanlaw.com
Firm Blog: www.elderlawnews.wordpress.com

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