Our office is highly sensitive to the concerns our clients may have regarding the current virus pandemic.  We continue to monitor the situation and have put in place all the recommended health and safety precautions, as put forth by the CDC and NYS State Department of Health.  You can be assured we are will take all precautions to ensure that our vulnerable senior clients and their families remain as safe and secure as possible.  To accomodate the unique circumstances of this national health emergency, we stand ready to offer alternative ways for our office to provide you with legal services and advice.  Consultations may be arranged through "virtual meetings" by phone or Zoom internet conference calls.  Please feel free to call us to discuss alternative meeting options.  


  Alert - Implementation of the NEW NYS Medicaid Lookback and Transfer Penalties on Home Care Applications

has been postponed until 2025. 

PLIbook.jpegWe are please to announce that Douglas Chu has been appointed editor of the Practicing Law Institute's New York Elder Law Handbook (Second Edition) 

How we can help:
Here at Hynes & Chu we strive to make your experience a positive one. We are a full-service law firm with a concentration in Elder Law related areas.
The firm of Hynes & Chu has extensive experience with assisting families as they confront the legal questions related to the financing of long-term care, applying for public benefits and preventing the costs of long-term care from depleting personal savings.  We pay special attention to how making health care-related decisions will interact with your estate planning and taxation concerns.

We have included information on this site about our firm's history, our lawyers, and some basic information on government entitlement programs such as Medicaid and Medicare. We look forward to working with you.


Our Firm has two locations:

Manhattan Office:          
305 Broadway - Suite 700                   
New York, NY 10007
Tel  (212) 643-1112                       
Fax (212) 643-0777   
Long Island Offices:                 
114 Old Country Road
Suite 690
Mineola, New York 11501
Tel: (516) 739-3525
Fax: (516) 739-8742

Please don't hesitate to contact us should you have any questions or wish to discuss your specific legal needs.

LEGAL DISCLAIMER: The information on this web site is for advertising and general information purposes. This information is not intended to be legal advice for you to rely on. We recommend you contact the firm with specific questions.