Brittni Sullivan - Burner Law Group, P.C.



Brittni Sullivan
Burner Law Group, P.C.
12 Research Way
East Setauket, NY 11733

631-941-3434

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Brittni Sullivan
Burner Law Group, P.C.

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Hofstra University
2011 - 2014

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https://burnerlaw.com/

631-941-3434


Brittni Sullivan is an attorney at Burner Law Group‚ P.C. She joined the firm in January 2013 as a legal intern while she was still in law school. After graduating‚ she was invited to join the firm when she was admitted to practice in February 2015.

Brittni received her Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Iona College in 2011 where she graduated magna cum laude. She was inducted into Delta Epsilon Sigma for excellence in Political Science and was the nominated President during her senior year. She then received her Juris Doctor from Hofstra University‚ School of Law in 2014. While attending law school‚ Brittni was the recipient of the Linda Carmody-Roberts Scholarship for her commitment to pursuing a career in the Trust & Estates and Elder Law fields. Additionally‚ Brittni was a PJF fellow for her commitment to community service.

In 2020‚ for the fourth consecutive year‚ Minneapolis-based Law & Politics publishers of Super Lawyers magazines announced that Brittni had been named as a Rising Star Attorney. Super Lawyers‚ published in the New York Times Magazine is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in their respective fields. Each year‚ no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor. In 2018‚ she received the honor of being named an "Outstanding Woman in Law" by Hofstra University School of Law Center for Children Families and the Law and Long Island Business News.

Elder law attorney Brittni is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Suffolk County Bar Association. She is also a member of the Elder Law section of the Suffolk County Bar and New York State Bar Association Trusts and Estates section. Brittni is licensed to practice in the State of New York. She lives in Port Jefferson Station with her husband, daughter and two dogs, Buffalo and Peanut.


Brittni Sullivan's Law Posts

Now more than ever it is important to consider your estate planning and the reality that if you apply for Community Medicaid in the future, you will be subject to a thirty-month lookback.

Given the changes to Community Medicaid, there are still a few unknowns regarding how New York State will handle certain issues. In April 2020, the State passed a new thirty-month lookback for all Community Medicaid applicants.  The law was written with an effective date of October 1, 2020.  This means…
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A guardianship proceeding is commenced under Article 81 of New York State Mental Hygiene Law. The purpose of the proceeding is to have a guardian appointed for a person who is deemed incapacitated and unable to make decisions with respect to personal and/or financial matters. The Court must find that the alleged incapacitated person (or “AIP”) cannot appreciate the nature and consequences of his or her inability to handle such matters and that the AIP is likely to suffer harm if a Guardian is not appointed.

A guardianship proceeding is commenced under Article 81 of New York State Mental Hygiene Law. The purpose of the proceeding is to have a guardian appointed for a person who is deemed incapacitated and unable to make decisions with respect to personal and/or financial matters. The Court must find that…
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When both spouses need long term care, they can apply together for Community Medicaid provided that they qualify as a “dual applicant.” Find out more about the Community Medicaid process for dual applicants in our latest blog post. 👫

When both spouses need long term care, they can apply together for Community Medicaid provided that they qualify as a “dual applicant.” As a couple applying for Community Medicaid, the spouses cannot have more than $23,100.00 in total countable resources. This typically includes bank accounts, brokerage accounts, non-qualified annuities, stocks,…
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Question: My husband and I have two children ages 5 and 7. What will happen if we both pass away? Is there a person that will automatically become guardian for my children? What will happen to our Estate? Answer:  Choosing who will raise your children in the event you pass away is not an easy task.
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When someone enters a nursing facility for long term placement, there are several ways the Chronic Medicaid program can treat the primary residence. Usually the primary residence is a “countable asset” for the Medicaid applicant and needs to be sold.  However, there are some exempt transfer and planning techniques that…
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