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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NJ NAELA Chapter's response to the COVID-19 Crisis.

April 9th Response Letter
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Special Order 4/8/20
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News

NAELA Celebrates Passage of Latest COVID-19 Relief Package
1/15/2021  Press Release
The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) praises the U.S. Senate for passage of the latest COVID-19 relief package. The relief package will aid in three of NAELA’s top public policy priorities for 2021.
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NAELA Empowers Consumers Against Scams
12/7/2020  Press Release
NAELA is promoting an education campaign designed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to enlist people over 65 in the effort to recognize and report frauds and scams.
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NAELA Pays Tribute on Veterans Day 2020
11/9/2020  Press Release
Association for Elder and Special Needs Law Attorneys Observes National Holiday Recognizing Veterans for Their Service
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NAELA Celebrates National Special Needs Law Month in October 2020
10/2/2020  Press Release
Elder and special needs law attorneys focus on education and awareness of legal options for people with disabilities and their families
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Elizabeth Engert Manzo, CELA

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Elizabeth Engert Manzo, CELA

About the Practice Elizabeth Manzo provides legal advice and counsel to guide clients through elder and disability law issues at all stages. She is experienced in both those issues unique to the elder and disabled community (nursing homes and public benefits / long term care planning) as well as those related areas which impact upon them (tax, real estate, health care, business, divorce, employee benefits). Ms. Manzo provides personal service ...
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