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Articles by Jeff Johnstone


News10NBC Investigates: 2 years after her son disappeared in the Genesee River, law keeping death certificate from mother

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — In the winter of 2019, a young man jumped into the freezing Genesee River. As of today, the law won’t let his mother get a death certificate.…

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The Daily Record’s Power 20 Trusts & Estates 2021

Jeffrey M. Johnstone Partner, Tully Rinckey PLLC Years in current role: 2.5 What do you enjoy most about practicing trusts and estates law? I enjoy helping people who need estate…

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When Revocable Living Trusts Make Sense for New York Residents

In some states, Florida for example, a revocable living trust (“Rev Trust”) is often used as the primary estate planning document rather than a Will. This involves collecting…

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New year, new exemptions: It’s the perfect time to review and update your estate plan

You may have had the foresight to create an estate plan to ensure that your assets are distributed the way you want them to be after you are gone. However, each new year brings…

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Colonie law firm acquires Rochester firm

The Colonie-based law firm of Tully Rinckey announced Monday it has acquired a Rochester law firm. Tully Rinckey acquired Harris, Chesworth, Johnstone & Welch, a general…

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Harris, Chesworth, Johnstone & Welch LLP acquired by Tully Rinckey PLLC

Tully Rinckey PLLC has acquired the Rochester law firm Harris, Chesworth, Johnstone & Welch LLP. The Harris Chesworth team, including partners Donald O. Chesworth, Jeffrey…

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