Elliot Schlissel – Lynbrook Estate Planning Attorney

Elliot Schlissel |

The Law Offices of Schlissel DeCorpo

(516) 561-6645

(516) 561-6716


479 Merrick Road
Lynbrook, NY 11563

Elliot Schlissel | The Law Offices of Schlissel DeCorpo


Firm Summary

The Law Offices of Schlissel DeCorpo is composed of attorneys and paralegals who are caring, dedicated professionals contributing experience and expertise in diverse areas of the law.

Our goal is to provide our clients with high quality and cost effective legal services. We treat each client, small or large, with dignity and render the professional, efficient and courteous service they deserve.

Choosing a Lawyer

There are certain events in everyone’s life that are recognized as the most traumatic, most stressful…A divorce, the death of loved one, a serious financial difficulty, being arrested or buying or selling a home. These are the times when it is necessary to enlist the services of a lawyer. Our law firm seeks to make the legal processes a bit less confusing and less stressful.

Elliot S. Schlissel, Esq. and his associates understand the emotional upheaval that can accompany major changes in a person’s life. We are sensitive to the needs of our clients. ”We are primarily a firm of lawyers representing individuals.”

Many of our clients are working people. We try to be flexible to accommodate the schedules of our clients. We treat every client, whether their case is a large one or a small one, with dignity and render prompt, efficient and courteous service. Our Lynbrook law office handles Matrimonial and Family law, Wills, Trusts, Estates, Criminal Law, Traffic Matters, Bankruptcy, Real Estate Closings and General Practice Matters.

Elliot S. Schlissel has been practicing law for more than 36 years. He attended Hofstra University School of Law and SUNY at Buffalo Law School. He received a scholarship to study international protection of human rights at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France. He is currently a member of the New York State, Nassau County, Queens County and Suffolk County Bar Associations, and served two terms as the President of the Commercial Lawyers Conference of New York, a regional bar association.

Wills, Trusts and Estates

We represent individuals in all aspects of estate planning, including the preparation of wills, testamentary trusts, revocable and irrevocable trusts, powers of attorney, living wills and health care proxies. We handle probate and administration proceedings of estates, estate taxes and estate accountings.

We litigate will contests, accounting proceedings and all related Surrogate’s Court actions. Additionally, arrangements can be made to come to your home or hospital, if necessary to prepare documents.

Elder Care

We provide legal representation to assist clients and their families in Guardianship proceedings, Medicaid planning, supplemental needs trusts, long-term medical/nursing care and nursing home problems. We represent individuals at Fair Hearings and Department of Social Services matters.

Real Estate/Corporations/Partnerships

We represent buyers and sellers in the sale or transfer of both residential and commercial real estate, condominiums and co-ops.

We represent individuals who have zoning problems, issues involving expanding their homes, and various other real estate problems. We handle litigation regarding individuals who seek to force the sale of property they own with other individuals.

We handle the legalization of non-conforming property. We appear before local town boards for our clients.

Our office forms corporations, limited liability corporations, partnerships and limited liability partnerships. We prepare shareholder and buy/sell agreements. We provide representation when buying and selling businesses.

Areas of Practice

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate Matters
  • Medicaid Planning
  • Supplemental Needs Trusts
  • Family Trusts

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1978
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1987


  • State University of New York, Buffalo School of Law, Buffalo, New York, 1975 – J.D.
  • State University of New York College, Oswego, New York, 1972 – B.A.Major: Political Science


  • George Caso, Esq.
  • Amy S. Nord, Esq.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association – Member
  • Nassau County Bar Association – Member
  • Queens County Bar Association – Member
  • Suffolk County Bar Association – Member
  • Former President of the Commercial Lawyers Conference of New York, a local bar association

When It Comes to Estate Planning, Experience Matters

Contact the New York Law Offices of Schlissel DeCorpo – Available 24/7

With offices throughout the New York metropolitan area, including Queens and Nassau counties, the Law Offices of Schlissel DeCorpo represents individuals, parents and grandparents in estate planning and elder law matters throughout the New York City area.