NAELA New York Chapter


New York 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.

NAELA Updates

NAELA Celebrates 70th Anniversary of UN Human Rights Day

December 10, 2018, will mark 70 years since the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Read More

NAELA Celebrates Favorable Result in Greenhaven Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center v. Foust

NAELA celebrated a favorable result in Greenhaven Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center v. Foust, which involves the nursing home residents’ right to retain their home as “homestead” property after entering a nursing home. Read More

Update on Cox v. Iowa Department of Human Services

In February 2018, NAELA and the Special Needs Alliance (SNA) filed an amicus brief in Cox v. Iowa Department of Human Services arguing that funding a d-4-C trust by an individual over age 64 was governed by the Medicaid trust statute, 42 U.S.C. § 139 Read More

NAELA Pays Tribute on Veterans Day

NAELA recognizes veterans not only on Veterans Day, but throughout the year by assisting veterans and their families in obtaining their hard-earned public service benefits. Read More

New: Unique Travel Experience for NAELA Members

NAELA is excited to announce its newest member trip: "Law and Culture London/UK" on June 16-23, 2019. Read More

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Michael S. DeLaney, CELA

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Michael S. DeLaney, CELA

A senior partner in the firm, Michael DeLaney is a Certified Elder Law Attorney. Limiting his practice to Elder Law, Mr. DeLaney focuses specifically on Guardianship and Probate litigation. Mr. DeLaney is an experienced GAL (Guardian ad Litem), and he is frequently appointed by Courts to represent the best interests of an elder during a Guardianship Proceeding. Additionally, Michael serves families seeking to aid a disabled loved ones to obtain t...
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Britt Burner

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Britt Burner

The attorneys at Burner Law Group, P.C. represent clients in Suffolk and Nassau Counties, including the Hamptons and Eastern Long Island, as well as throughout New York City, concentrating in the areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law, Trust and Estate Administrations and Guardianships. At Burner Law Group, P.C., we pride ourselves on the quality of our work and the personal care and attention that we provide to each of our clients. Our team is ded...
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