Practice Areas

Estate Administration

At the end of our life’s journey we look back and see that it is the culmination of the challenges we’ve faced, the victories we’ve fought for, and the losses that have humbled us along the way. Through careful and compassionate planning, your legacy can be passed on to your loved ones to help them with their own journey.  Read More…

Estate Litigation

Vella Carbone understands that trust and estate matters can be very personal. The emotional toll that disputes puts on survivors can feel insurmountable. We have the experience and expertise necessary to handle even the most complex estate and trust litigation.  Read More…

Estate Planning (asset protection)

A well designed estate plan can ensure that your wealth is distributed as you would want it to be and that your final wishes are carried out. At Vella Carbone, we will work with you and your family to preserve and protect your assets. Read More…

Medicaid Planning

Long term care can often be a tremendous expense. In New York State there are three ways to pay for the costs of long term care: private pay, long term care insurance, and Medicaid. We can help you preserve as much of your assets as possible and prepare you to qualify for Medicaid when the time comes. Read More…

Personal Injury Litigation

A serious injury can quickly cause many personal and financial hardships. These injuries not only affect the victim, but also their family, their autonomy, and even their ability to work. We understand that each personal injury case is different and will work vigorously with you to help determine your case and if a claim is justified. Read More…

Professional Liability Defense

When licensed professionals face complaints filed with their state licensing boards or with the Office of Professional Medical Conduct (OPMC), their professional license and livelihood may be in jeopardy.   Read More…

Special Needs Planning & Guardianship

Caring for an individual with special needs brings many challenges. Whether they were born with the disability or acquired it through a catastrophic event, those with disabilities require specific planning and care. At Vella Carbone, we can help your family gain peace of mind by making sure that a plan is in place in case of crisis. Read More…