NAELA News & Journal
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Are Firearms Taking a Back Seat in Estate Planning?

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Estate planning attorneys are in a perfect position to initiate conversations about gun ownership and dementia by making it a normal part of a more extensive long-term care planning discussion.

Estate Planning

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By Maria C. Hull, Esq.

Maria Hull is an attorney and counselor-at-law at Life Point Law in Federal Way, Washington.

News & Announcements

NAELA's 2024 - 2025 Board Announced


National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Announces 2024–2025 Board of Directors including President Judith Flynn

NAELA Announces New CEO


The NAELA Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Alexander T. Graham as NAELA’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective on June 24, 2024.


Take Steps Now to Harness AI for the Future

Webinar - November 4, 2024, 1:00 p.m. ET

Join us to learn how we can engage with AI to use it to our advantage where feasible in our practices.  

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Supported Decision-Making: Defending Liberty

Webinar - September 24, 2024, 12 noon ET

Too often, petitions for involuntary guardianship and conservatorship are granted without adequate scrutiny, based on the presumption that individuals with disabilities lack legal capacity to make decisions. Join us to learn more.

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 Webinar Upcoming Events

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