NAELA News & Journal Online

The Subversion of Medicaid Planning That Hurts Spouses and Families

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By  NAELA Publications
The NAELA Litigation Committee is interested in learning more from NAELA members about how our clients are being served or mis-served by these different arrangements.

The Death of the Password

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By  By Andrew R. Boyer, Esq.
How hardware security keys make your practice more secure, less stressed, more productive, and get you one step closer to a passwordless existence.

Strong HCBS State Guidance from CMS

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By  By Lauren Marinaro, Esq., and Lindsay Jones, Esq.,
Guidance from CMS provides significant technical information on how states can and should apply for flexibilities to better address the needs of “medically needy” or other higher-income groupings, assisting individuals who may otherwise only be eligi

Decanting SNTs

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By  Samantha L. Shepherd, CELA, CAP
What you should know about decanting a special needs trust.

Transition Planning for Students With Disabilities

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By  Adrienne Arkontaky, Esq.
For families of students with disabilities, the thought of life after “the yellow school bus stops” for their loved ones may be daunting and the cause of much anxiety.

President's Message

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By  Letha Sgritta McDowell, CELA, CAP
I can hardly believe that I am writing my last President’s Message to you all.

Samantha L. Shepherd Story

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By  Evie P. Curtis
People who work with Samantha Shepherd describe her in a very special way.

Medicaid Trusts Trust Protector

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By  Alexander A. Bove, Jr.
Understanding the challenges of drafting a Medicaid trust.

Advocates Warn on Hasty End to the Public Health Emergency

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By  David M. Goldfarb, Esq., CAE
The end of the public health emergency could end in July. Here's what you need to know about what this could mean for your clients.

Executive Director's Message

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By  C. Grace Whiting, JD
As society ages, NAELA members have an opportunity to be on the cutting edge of legal practice.

NAELA Journal and NAELA News Call for Articles and Case Notes

NAELA Journal publishes substantive articles (5,000-10,000 words) on significant topics in elder law and special needs planning as well as case notes of significant state or federal cases that are of importance or interest to attorneys practicing elder law and special needs planning. Presentations at conferences can often translate into Journal articles, as can substantive briefs on issues being litigated in the trial courts or on appeal.

NAELA News welcomes shorter (500-1,500 words), substantive articles on elder law and special needs planning topics, case notes of significant state or federal cases, practice management, and practice development. Articles should deal with timely issues in elder law and special needs planning, provide how-to information, or be about a recent event of interest to the elder law and special needs planning community.

Articles are peer-reviewed and publication in NAELA Journal and NAELA News is a recognition of your expertise.

Possible topics for either publication include:
Aging in the Community
Health Care and Aging
Special Needs Planning
Ethical Issues
LGBTQ Aging
Mental Health and Aging
Multicultural Aging
Policy and Advocacy
Public Benefits
Case Notes
Other substantive topics of interest to attorneys practicing elder law and special needs planning. 

See the Guidelines for Submission for more information.