Morris Sabbagh, a Partner in the Tax, Trusts and Estates and Elder Law Practice Groups at Vishnick McGovern Milizio focuses on assisting families with the preservation of wealth and administration of estates. He works with high net worth individuals, and those with more modest estates, to prevent the dissipation of their assets to taxes and long term care expenses.
Mr. Sabbagh has experience in gift, estate, and generation skipping taxes, business succession, marital issues, creditor and asset protection, and public benefits and elder law issues. He assists clients with the implementation of complex estate planning strategies as well as the creation and administration of charitable foundations and charitable planned giving vehicles. In addition, he assists executors and trustees in the probate process and administration of estates, as well as gift, estate and income tax audits before the Internal Revenue Service and the New York State Department of Taxation.
Mr. Sabbagh is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the Nassau County Bar Association. He serves as a member of the Elder Law and Trusts and Estates Law Sections of the New York State Bar Association and is also an active member of the Tax Law, Surrogates Court, Estate and Trusts and Elder Law, Social Services and Health Advocacy Committees of the Nassau County Bar Association. Mr. Sabbagh is a member of the widely recognized National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and is among the founding members of the New York Chapter of NAELA.
Mr. Sabbagh received his Juris Doctor from Yeshiva University’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 1993, where he was selected to participate in Cardozo’s Surrogate’s Court Practicum. He received his Bachelor of Science in finance, cum laude, from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business Administration in 1990.
Mr. Sabbagh is admitted to practice law in the States of New York and New Jersey.