Working with the NAELA Litigation Committee, the Foundation supports efforts to prepare Amicus documents in support of litigation that will potentially impact seniors and people with special needs.

Greenhaven Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center v. Foust - August 2018

Amici Curiae of NC NAELA, Disability Rights North Carolina, North Carolina Regional Long-Term Care Ombudsmen Association and Corporation of Guardianship Read More

Guardianship of Robbins - June 2018

Amici Curiae of Indiana NAELA Chapter Read More

Hegadorn v. Department of Health and Human Services - July 2018

Amici Curiae of Elder Law and Disability Rights Section of State Bar of Michigan and NAELA Michigan Chapter, and NAELA Read More

Stewart, et al. v. Azar - April 2018

Amici Curiae of NAELA, AARP, AARP Foundation, Justice in Aging, and Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund Read More

Cox v. Iowa Department of Human Services - January 2018

Amici Curiae of NAELA and Special Needs Alliance Read More

Mims v. South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs - November 2017

Amici Curiae of NAELA and South Carolina Protection and Advocacy Agency Read More

Hutson v. Mosier Amicus Brief – September 2017

Amicus Curiae of NAELA and the Special Needs Alliance (SNA) Read More

Giraldo v. Agency for Health Care Administration Amicus Brief – April 2017

Amicus Curiae of NAELA, AFELA (NAELA Florida Chapter), Special Needs Alliance and Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar Read More

Daley and Nadeau--Partnering With MA NAELA Chapter on Irrevocable Trusts - December 2016

NAELA’s Litigation Committee is working with the Massachusetts Litigation Committee to prepare an amicus in the Daley and Nadeau cases, seeking to provide a national perspective that could be used to support the Chapter’s position. Read More

Goodwin v. Florida Dept. of Children and Families - April 2016

Pre-existing medical expenses and Medicaid. NAELA signed on to an amicus brief for rehearing/rehearing en banc prepared by NAELA Director Ron Landsman to be filed by AFELA and the Florida Bar Elder Law Section Read More

“Without funds to provide litigation support, our clients would not have the ability to have the aggressive litigation efforts which makes a positive difference for the clients on both a national and local level.” - Hyman G. Darling, CELA, CAP NAELA President-Elect