Albert B. Kukol

Albert B. Kukol

Planning for Incapacity, Nursing Home Medicaid, Disabled Child, Taxes, Probate.
  • Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate ...
  • New York, Pennsylvania
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Practicing since 1991 in Binghamton, Owego, Ithaca, Cortland, Norwich, Broome County, Tioga County, Tompkins County, Chenango County, Delaware County, and Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, as well as remotely via the internet.

Particularly interested in planning to minimize the erosion of assets due to common threats that we all face, such as incapacity, long term care costs, nursing home expenses, how to distribute your estate, keeping legacy camps in the family, planning for a disabled child, income and estate taxes, probate, and creditors claims.

Practice Areas
    Elder Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Tax Law
    Business Taxes, Criminal Tax Litigation, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, International Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning
Additional Practice Area
  • Supplemental Security Income
Video Conferencing
  • Skype
  • Zoom
  • GoToMeeting
  • Loop Up
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Most legal services can be provided on either an hourly or fixed fee basis.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
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Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
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Professional Experience
Levene Gouldin & Thompson, LLP
- Current
Have served as firm's Assistant Managing Partner, Elder Law Practice Chair, and Real Estate Practice Chair.
Manager - Budget and Cost Accounting
United Health Services, Inc.
Albany Law School
J.D. (1990)
Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Justinian Society
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State University of New York - Binghamton
MBA (1977) | Finance
Honors: University Fellowship
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College of William and Mary
B.A. (1975) | Anthropology
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AV Preemineint Peer Review Rating
2013 to 2020
Elder Law
The Best Lawyers in America
2010 to 2019
Elder Law
New York Super Lawyers--Upstate Edition
2010 to 2019
President's Pro Bono Service Attorney Award
New York State Bar Association
Professional Associations
Academy of Special Needs Planners
- Current
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Financial Planning Association of the Southern Tier, Inc.
- Current
Activities: Board of Directors 2009 to date.
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State Bar of New York  # 2380194
- Current
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New York State Bar Association
- Current
Activities: Elder Law Section; Trust & Estate Section
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Broome County Bar Association
- Current
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National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
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Speaking Engagements
Elder Law, Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning, Tax Planning, Medicaid Eligibility, Community Presentations
Various community organizations
Numerous presentations to the public.
Elder Law, Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning, Continuing Legal Education (for Lawyers)
New York State Bar Association, Broome County Bar Association
Numerous presentations for bar associations, over many years, on the above topics, among others.
Certified Financial Planner (r)
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.
Websites & Blogs
Binghamton NY area Elder Law attorney, and Trust and Estate attorney
Contact & Map
Levene Gouldin & Thompson, LLP
450 Plaza Dr.
Vestal, NY 13850
Telephone: (607) 763-9200
Monday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Home visits are possible not only during office hours, but after hours and on weekends.
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