Kenneth Roland Kraus

Kenneth Roland Kraus

Partner at Evans Fox LLP
  • Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate
  • New York
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Kenneth Kraus helps individuals and families prepare their estate plan, including Wills, asset protection Trusts, Supplemental Needs Trusts (SNTs), Powers of Attorney and Health Care Proxies. He also assists with the probate process including the preparation of income, fiduciary, gift and estate tax returns and the sale of real estate. In addition, Ken works with families to help them understand the complexities of long-term care financing, including Medicare, Medicaid, home care and nursing home planning. Given the ever-changing estate and income tax laws and the increasing concern of special needs and long-term care planning, Ken’s depth and breadth of experience helps the firm’s clients understand the scope of these different risks to their estate plans and financial independence.

Practice Areas
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Elder Law
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Video Conferencing
  • FaceTime
  • Zoom
  • Microsoft Teams
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: 4362877
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Evans Fox LLP
- Current
Town Judge
Town of Chili
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Deputy Town Supervisor
Town of Chili
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Attorney
Pfalzgraf Beinhauer Grear Harris Schuller LLP
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Education
SUNY Buffalo Law School
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Awards
Client Champion (Platinum)
Martindale-Hubbell
Client's Choice
Avvo
Client Champion (Gold)
Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
New York State Bar  # 4362877
Member
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
The Importance of Proper Medicaid Planning — Part Three, Dear Rochester, Retire Well Podcast
SixPoint Financial Partners
Do you know the four factors you should be aware of when applying for Medicaid? They are your age, health considerations, personal finances and your own personal motivation behind applying in the first place. https://www.evansfox.com/podcasts/the-importance-of-proper-medicaid-planning-part-three/
The Importance of Proper Medicaid Planning — Part Two, Dear Rochester, Retire Well Podcast
SixPoint Financial Partners
As we get older, the realities of what it takes to plan for long-term care sets in. But as people start to realize how complicated the process can be, they wait too long and run out of time. This leads to difficulties trying to secure the funding they need for their loved ones or themselves. https://www.evansfox.com/podcasts/the-importance-of-proper-medicaid-planning-part-two/
The Importance of Proper Medicaid Planning – Part One, Dear Rochester, Retire Well Podcast
SixPoint Financial Partners
Now more than ever, people are concerned about their financial health and wellness, and whether they will be protected if an unexpected crisis should occur. But for many, understanding the Medicaid eligibility rules can be even more complicated. In part one of this mini-series, David Pulcini speaks with attorney Ken Kraus about the importance of proper Medicaid planning. https://www.evansfox.com/podcasts/the-importance-of-proper-medicaid-planning-part-one/
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Contact & Map
Evans Fox LLP
100 Meridian Centre Blvd.
Suite 300
Rochester, NY 14618
Telephone: (585) 241-5994
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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