RMF Attorney Lois Bladykas to Present at Nassau County Bar Association CLE

Uniondale, N.Y. – May 2, 2023 – Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C. announced today that Partner, Lois Bladykas will be presenting an in-person Nassau County Bar Association CLE titled, “To Remove or Not to Remove? Relief against a Fiduciary”, on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 5:30pm. Along with Ms. Bladykas, the other speakers will include Cheryl L. Katz-Erato, Esq. and Bret Cahn, Esq.

The CLE program will address options available to beneficiaries and co-fiduciaries when a fiduciary has engaged in suspected misconduct, including proceedings to discover information, compel an accounting, and to remove the bad fiduciary.

Ms. Bladykas is a Partner at Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C., where she is a member of the firm’s Trusts & Estates Department, Estate, Trust and Fiduciary Litigation Practice Group and the Insurance and Insurance Litigation Practice Group. Her practice focuses on estate, trust and fiduciary litigation, including all manner of Surrogate’s Court proceedings such as probate contests, accounting proceedings, discovery and turnover proceedings, will and trust construction proceedings, and other complex disputes between beneficiaries and fiduciaries. This includes related litigation in New York State Supreme Court and appeals to the Appellate Divisions and the Court of Appeals. In addition, Ms. Bladykas has experience representing clients in SCPA Article 17 and 17-A guardianship proceedings and Mental Hygiene Law Article 81 guardianship proceedings. Ms. Bladykas is qualified to serve as Guardian ad Litem in Surrogate’s Court, and as Court Evaluator and Counsel for Alleged Incapacitated Persons in Article 81 guardianship proceedings. A portion of Ms. Bladykas’ practice also involves defending professional liability claims against attorneys where estate and trust issues are involved. As a complement to her litigation practice, Ms. Bladykas has significant experience in estate administration, including handling probate and administration proceedings, preparing fiduciary accountings, and preparing federal and New York State estate tax returns, as well as estate planning matters.

Ms. Bladykas is an active member of the New York State Bar Association Trusts and Estates Law Section, where she serves as Co-Chair of the Legislation & Government Relations Committee, and is a past Co-Chair of the Suffolk County Bar Association Surrogate’s Court Committee. Additionally, Ms. Bladykas is a member of the New York State Bar Association Membership Committee, Nassau County Bar Association Surrogate’s Court Committee, and Suffolk County Estate Planning Council.