Recent News - Jeffrey S. Greener
March 8, 2021
The Nassau County Bar Association, The Safe Center LI and Nassau Suffolk Law Services have named Rivkin Radler a top law firm in pro bono service for 2020.
The annual awards rank law firms by total number of pro bono service hours within their category. Rivkin Radler logged the second-largest number of pro bono hoursRead More
February 17, 2021 | |
Evan Schieber, Jeffrey Greener and Stephanie Yafeh secured a decisive victory for their clients, the beneficiaries of an estate, who moved to intervene in a New York Supreme Court action. The action arose out of a sale by the executor of two cooperative apartments that were estate assets.
In the action, the purchaser of theRead More
July 1, 2019 |
In the early morning hours of November 4, 2016, Maria Crumb was brutally murdered by her husband Robert Crumb. Due to the efforts of attorneys in Rivkin Radler’s Trusts & Estates Practice Group working with The Safe Center LI, the children have maintained the rights to their parents’ joint assets. Rivkin Radler represented Maria’s estateRead More
February 27, 2019 |
February updates from the trusts and estates group:
- Scott Eisenmesser and Michelle Peretz completed the distribution and transfer of 46 cooperative apartment units in Brooklyn, NY with a combined fair market value of $18 million.
- Jeffrey Greener and Michelle Peretz closed on a Manhattan co-op transaction with a purchase price of $1 million.
- Michelle Peretz
October 25, 2018 |
Jeff Greener was quoted in an article in the Long Island Press article, “How to Be an Executor of an Estate.”
Click here to read the article.Read More
August 7, 2018 | |
On Thursday, September 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Michael Mulè will host the fourth program in the Business Owners Seminar Series (BOSS) at Rivkin Radler’s offices.
In this program, “Business Transition Planning: How to maintain flexibility and control” you will hear from Rivkin Radler partners, Jeff Greener, Kate Heptig and the President of the JenningsRead More
August 6, 2018 |
Jeff Greener will be speaking at a Caregiver Conference hosted by the Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and the Department of Human Services Office for the Aging in partnership with Rivkin Radler and the Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center on November 9.
The event will be held at the Bethpage Senior Community Center.
For more informationRead More
June 28, 2018 |
On June 27, 2018, Jeff Greener was a featured guest on the 90.3 FM WHPC radio talk show “Law You Should Know” with host Kenneth Landau, Esq. Jeff discussed trust and estate matters, and how a trust can be an effective planning tool.
Click here to listen to the podcast.Read More
June 19, 2018 |
Jeff Greener was quoted in a Long Island Press article, “Picture Perfect Planning.” The article gives an overview of important steps one should take when inheriting artwork.
April 24, 2018
The Nassau County Bar Association (NCBA), The Safe Center LI (TSCLI) and Nassau Suffolk Law Services (NSLS) have named Rivkin Radler a top law firm in pro bono service for 2017. This is the fourth consecutive year the firm has been recognized.
The annual award, which ranks law firms by categories based on size, alsoRead More
April 6, 2017
We are proud to announce that the Nassau County Bar Association, The Safe Center LI and Nassau Suffolk Law Services has named Rivkin Radler a top law firm in pro bono service for 2016. This is the third consecutive year the firm has been recognized.
Individual attorneys receiving recognition include Brian Boxler, William Cornachio, RyanRead More
October 28, 2016 |
Jeffrey Greener was quoted in a Oct. 20 Newsday article entitled, “Independent Group Home takes over Victims Information Bureau.”
“Nonprofit mergers should become more common in order to save money,” said Jeff. “To the extent you can consolidate back office operations, more money then goes toward support programs. Charities also look more attractive to a donorRead More
September 12, 2016 |
The Internal Revenue Service has proposed new regulations that could dramatically impact wealthy individuals’ ability to minimize their future estate tax. The proposed regulations call for an elimination of valuation discounts. Valuation discounts have been a valuable tool for shielding assets from lawsuits and protecting family businesses from the effects of a potential divorce.
August 31, 2016 |
Jeffrey Greener has been quoted in a NextAvenue.org article entitled, “Do You Really Need a Will?” Jeff warns of the many complications that can arise when estates are passed to beneficiaries without a formal will or estate plan.
Next Avenue is public media’s first and only national service for America’s booming 50+ population. To readRead More
July 21, 2016 |
Jeffrey Greener and Dennis Wiley are featured in a Long Island Business News article entitled, “Dictating Terms From Beyond the Grave – From pets to pet causes, you won’t believe the strange beneficiaries lawyers encounter.”
Click here to read the article.Read More
June 13, 2016 |
Jeffrey Greener will present a seminar entitled, “Wills, Trusts and Estates,” on June 28, 2016 at the Flushing Bank at 661 Hillside Avenue, New Hyde Park. The program will cover the following:
- Estate Planning Myths & Misconceptions
- Wills vs Trusts
- Probate Tips & Traps
- And much more!
Program MaterialsRead More
April 7, 2016 |
Jeff Greener was quoted in a recent LIBN article entitled, “House Money.” Lisa Morris Josefak’s article focuses on the current trend of parents shelling out large sums of money for their children to place a down payment on a house. Jeff warns against loaning money to family without a contract. “From a family perspective, itRead More
August 7, 2015 |
Scott Eisenmesser and Jeffrey Greener, partners in the Firm’s Trusts & Estates Practice Group, present, “In Whom Do YOU Trust? The CPA as Executor or Trustee and The IRS Tax Collection: Tales from the Crypt,” a two part program that is accredited for 1.5 CPE credits each.
The first program will cover the overview ofRead More
June 30, 2015 |
Jeff Greener, a partner in the firm’s Trusts, Estates & Taxation Practice Group, to present at Cerini & Associates’ 2015 Non-Profit Update Program. Jeff will be presenting the “Legal Update” portion of the program being held Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 at the Upsky Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge. Please click the link below for more information.Read More
May 14, 2015 |
Jeffrey Greener, a partner in the Firm’s Trusts & Estates Practice Group, presented, “Essentials for Supplemental Needs and Elder Law Planning,” to the Financial Planning Association of New York (FPA).
The program reviews essential planning information and techniques for clients with developmentally disabled children and those addressing aging issues. In planning for a disabled child,Read More
June 17, 2014 |
Jeffrey Greener, a partner in the firm’s Trusts, Estates & Taxation practice group, will be a speaker at the National Business Institute Seminar’s entitled, “Tax Exempt Organizations From State to Finish,” Mr. Greener will present, “Establishing Tax-Exempt Status With the IRS.”
This presentation will cover:
- Nonprofit vs. Tax Exempt
- Determining the type of tax-exempt
May 14, 2014 |
Jeffrey Greener presented, “Estate Planning In a Nutshell,” at the New York City Paralegal Association’s Legal Professionals Conference.
The session discussed the role of the paralegal in estate planning, including how to compile information, preparation of documents, client follow up, plan maintenance, ancillary services, including, but not limited to POA, Crummey Powers, deed preparations, document reviewRead More
June 11, 2013 |
Jeff Greener, a partner in the firm’s Trusts, Estates & Taxation Practice Group, co-presents at the June 11 NBI seminar entitled, “Estate Planning from A to Z.”Program Description
A Detailed Overview of Estate Planning Procedure and Strategy
Do you have all the knowledge and skills you need to draft tailored testamentary documents and minimizeRead More
February 19, 2013 |
Jeffrey Greener, John McFaul and Christopher Miehl, members of the firm’s Trusts, Estates & Taxation Practice Group won on summary judgment in a contested probate proceeding, more commonly known as a Will Contest, in the Nassau County Surrogate’s Court. In New York State, a Will of a deceased person is given legal effect only afterRead More
September 11, 2012 |
Jeffrey Greener, a Partner in the firm’s Trusts, Estates & Taxation Practice Group will present a seminar entitled, “Anatomy of a Buy-Sell Agreement: A Detailed Look Into Structuring Shareholders Agreements,” to Herald National Bank.
The program will discuss both the necessary and optional clauses used in shareholder agreements and the business and tax ramifications ofRead More
March 5, 2012 |
Rivkin Radler partner, Jeffrey Greener, of Great Neck, has been elected the new Chairman of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA). The appointment comes at a time when the AFA is growing rapidly to meet the care-related needs of an increasing number of families affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related illnesses, and when the nationRead More
May 23, 2011 |
Jeffrey Greener will present “Introduction to Tax-Exempt Organizations,” at the National Business Institute’s May 23 seminar entitled, “How To Keep Tax-Exempt Organizations In Compliance.
5 benefits of attending:
- Gain strategies for safeguarding directors,officers and executives from potential liability.
- Create an environment of accountability by establishing comprehensive internal controls.
- Follow annual reporting requirements and comply
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