Aspirational Standards


NAELA's Aspirational Standards for the Practice of Elder and Special Needs Law Attorneys was created as a guide for members in negotiating for and protecting their clients. Elder law and special needs planning attorneys are bound by their state‚Äôs Rules of Professional Conduct, but the legal affairs of this group can be more complex and additional consideration is required in meeting the needs of clients. Our Aspirational Standards involve:

  • Working in the client's best interest
  • Maintaining confidentiality
  • Transparency with clients
  • Communication, advocacy and public service
  • Avoiding conflicts of interest

Attorneys who meet these Standards elevate their level of professionalism in the practice of Elder Law and Special Needs Planning, and enhance the quality of service to their clients. As a condition of membership, an attorney must pledge to support the Aspirational Standards for the practice of Elder and Special Needs Law.

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Maureen Rothschild DiTata

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Maureen Rothschild DiTata

ESTATE PLANNING, ESTATE ADMINISTRATION, LITIGATION and ELDER LAW Our clients know we care. They turn to us for legal expertise and personalized solutions to the difficult issues they face. Let us help you or your family. - Asset Preservation & Planning: minimize estate tax liability - Creation & Implementation of Trusts: protect and preserve assets - Planning and Provisions for Disabled Children - Medicaid Eligibility Planning - Prep...
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