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19th Annual Elder Law Institute

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Item Code: 08934-BK

About

There’s no doubt that elder law practice is challenging these days. The tightening of budgets by local, state and federal governments deeply affects services and planning options for seniors. Having fresh ideas and new ways to approach legal issues for the elderly and their families has become a necessity, not a choice. Explore updates on new laws and procedures and gain the practical tips to make you think about and keep pace with our ever-changing world.

Summary of Contents

Volume 1

The Year in Review
Medicaid Basics
Social Security Benefits – What to Know before You Retire
Ending Financial Abuse – A Case Study
Special Needs Trusts – An Overview
Veterans’ Aid & Attendance and Pension Benefits
Medical Assistance Estate Recovery Program
New Orphans’ Court Changes
Drafting Special Needs Trusts
Understanding Medicare – A Primer for the Medicare System
The Use of Irrevocable Trusts in Medicaid Planning
Transitioning You and Your Practice for Retirement
Funding Special Needs Trusts
Powers of Attorney after Act 95
Ethics Quiz – What Would You Do?
Retirement Benefits Planning for You and Your Client
Special Needs Trusts: Administering, Terminating, and Making Distributions

Volume 2

Living Wills, Health Care Agents and the POLST
Succession Planning for Your Elder Law Client’s Family-Owned Business
Medicaid Eligibility Litigation in Federal Court: The Hammer of Justice Still Continues to Pound
Medicaid and Veterans Planning with Annuities
Crunching the Numbers for Long Term Care Planning and Veterans Benefits Basics
Designing Trusts to Anticipate Changes with the Settlor, Beneficiaries, and Trustees
Managed Care for Medicaid Long Term Services and Supports Comes to Pennsylvania
Understanding Social Security and SSI and Their Support of Young People
Crisis Planning: Keeping Mom Protected when Dad Goes into the Nursing Home
Using Social Media Effectively and Ethically in Your Practice
CCRCs and Other Senior Living Options
Marriage v. Cohabitation – Weighing the Financial & Benefits Perspectives
How to Handle Your First ALJ Hearing or MA Appeal
At the Crossroads: Guardianship and Civil Commitment
Twelve Technology Tips to Improve Your Practice
Issues and Practical Solutions for Nursing Home Clients
Fee Agreements for Elder Law Attorneys
Banks and Lawyers: Why Can’t We All Get Along?
Protecting the Elderly from Fraud
Social Security – Solutions for Complex Situations


Published: 7/1/2016
Pages: 1648
Volumes: 2
Size: 8.5x11