MICHAEL DAVIDOV, a partner in the law firm of Davidov Law Group, P.C., was born in 1972 and until 1984 lived in Israel when his family immigrated to Queens, New York. After graduating from Stony Brook University, he earned his Juris Doctor degree from CUNY School of Law. As the head of the Trusts and Estates and Elder Law practices of the firm, Mr. Davidov focuses his practice in the areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law, Medicaid Planning, Veteran’s Pension Benefits, Tax Law, Trusts and Estate Administration, and Business Succession Planning.
While in law school, Mr. Davidov was a member of the New York City Law Review, and CUNY School of Law’s nationally renowned Elder Law Clinic. Mr. Davidov also attended Pace University’s Certified Financial Planning Program, taking courses that focused on Estate, Insurance, Investment, Retirement and Income Tax Planning. Mr. Davidov interned for Federal Court Justice Frederic Block of the Eastern District of New York and for a large litigation firm in Manhattan, gaining experience in a broad range of litigated matters.
Over the years, Mr. Davidov represented hundreds of families with their estate plans, and elder law needs. He has been quoted in a number of publications including the “New York Times” relating to estate planning topics. Mr. Davidov represents several high net worth clients, including several business owners and large lottery winners, advising them on estate and tax issues.
Mr. Davidov also regularly advocates for seniors, Executors, Trustees, and Beneficiaries in Surrogate Court, Supreme Court and in Administrative Law Proceedings, including will contests, fiduciary misconduct actions, accounting proceedings, kinship trials, proving the rights of non-marital children, Medicaid fair hearings and guardianship matters.
Michael Davidov lives in Long Island with his wife and four young children. During his free time, he enjoys playing racquetball, traveling, and the outdoors. Mr. Davidov also speaks Hebrew and Russian.
Bar Admissions: New York State Bar, United States Tax Court, United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, United States District Court, Southern District of New York
Accreditations: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Accredited Attorney
Memberships: American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, New York State Bar Association – Elder Law and Trust & Estate Sections, Queens County Bar Association – Surrogate Court Practice Section, Medicaid Practice Systems, National Care Planning Council
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