Trusted, Comprehensive Elder Law Services

Counseling Clients Since 1992
In Person Assistance

In person assistance


Limited paper work


Phone consultations.

About Us

The Pfeiffer Law Firm, PLLC, founded in 2015 by William Pfeiffer, is a specialized legal and financial planning services firm that focuses on the specific needs of the elderly and individuals with special needs.

Bill Pfeiffer has been advising clients since 1995, first as a staff attorney and partner at AYCO/Goldman Sachs, then in private practice with a local, well-known law firm.

Elder law attorneys are advocates for the elderly and their loved ones. At Pfeiffer Law, we work with our clients on important legal and financial matters which affect older or disabled people. We are broad-based in our knowledge of elder law and planning for issues related to health care, long term care planning, guardianship, retirement, Social Security, Medicare/Medicaid, and other important matters.



Estate Planning

  • Simple wills


  • Revocable Trust
  • Irrevocable Trust


  • Income Only Trust
  • Descendents Trust
  • Dynasty Trust

Special Needs

  • First Party Trust
  • Third Party Trust

Decision Making

  • Power of Attorney
  • Health Care Proxy
  • Living Will


  • Gifting Trust
  • Life Insurance Trust
  • Grantor Retained Annuity Trust


  • Operating Agreement
  • Buy Sell Agreement


  • Lead Trust
  • Remainder Trust
  • Life Estate

Contact Us

Contact us for a consultation
Call: 518-407-0347

518-407-0347 [email protected]

Planning for Individuals with Special Needs

Individuals with special needs must plan for their future very carefully. It is often the responsibility of family members to establish and execute those plans. We can help you understand which benefits and programs the special needs person may be eligible for and how to best pay for these programs. We can also help you preserve your family’s assets without disqualifying the individual’s eligibility for these programs. Our objective is to preserve the quality of life for persons with special needs and their families. A Special Needs Trust (SNT) allows a family member to provide funds for those with special needs without disrupting the person’s eligibility for government aid and is an important planning option for providing comfort.

In the event a family member becomes unable to make personal and/or financial decisions due to incapacity, and he or she has not executed a durable power of attorney, we can commence a guardianship proceeding. These proceedings are brought under Article 81 of the Mental Hygiene Law, and may be either contested or uncontested, for the purpose of having a trusted family member, advisor or friend appointed as guardian for the person and/or for his or her property.