National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) is a community of attorneys who specialize in handling legal issues affecting people as they age and those with special needs. We believe in the importance of continuing legal education, advocacy and examining public policy issues in our mission to enhance the quality of life for older adults and persons with disabilities.

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NAELA Provides Guidance on SECURE Act
1/16/2020  Press Release
New legislation impacts retirement tax policy
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Now Accepting Powley Nominations
1/14/2020  Announcement
Deadline: January 21, 2020 - Nominate a fellow NAELA member
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International Travel Experience for NAELA Members
1/14/2020  Announcement
NAELA is excited to announce its newest member trip: "Law And Culture: Portugal."
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Upcoming National Law Conference Focuses on Seniors and People with Special Needs - 2019 Summit
11/11/2019  Press Release
The NAELA Summit will be held November 14-16, 2019, at the Capitol Hilton. Hosted by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), this event for elder and special needs law attorneys will engage attendees beyond a lecture by offering discussi
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Debra K. Schuster

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Debra K. Schuster

At Debra K. Schuster & Associates, our clients' immediate wellbeing is our most important consideration. We work to reduce stress, anxiety and uncertainty faced by clients and their loved ones in transition brought on by illness, age or disability. We begin by listening carefully and considering our clients’ needs, abilities and values. We focus on the client's current goals and desires - not only what the law may require now, but what the cli...