By Ron M. Landsman, Esq., CAP, and Professor David English
A recent article in NAELA Journal addressed the problem of how to maximize Medicaid benefits and minimize the tax burden for an institutionalized spouse who has a substantial individual retirement account (IRA) in a state where the account is not exe
By Sarah Lynn Blodgett, JD
This article examines Indiana’s statute and how it affects elders with dementia-related illnesses. First, the article discusses the creation of the Indiana red flag law and how it passed constitutional muster. Next, the article addresses types of dem
By Professor Roberta K. Flowers
Commentary on article by Garth A. Molander
By Garth A. Molander, JD, LLM
The purpose of this article is to briefly review the policy concerns of both confidentiality and the evidentiary attorney-client privilege to determine whether Model Rule 1.6 and the evidentiary attorney-client privilege can exist without each other.
By Audrey Ehrhardt, Esq., CBC
The post-pandemic landscape provides a variety of readily available teleconferencing platforms. While many were there before the start of 2020, the solutions they provide to all users were nowhere near as seamless or integrated into daily operations
By Jana R. McCreary, LLM
Our duties to our clients to protect their private and confidential information do not change even if our communication method does. Those duties, however, probably don’t increase either—even if some new challenges arise.
By Faith Boettger and David M. Goldfarb, Esq., CAE
Since March, the COVID-19 pandemic exposed the underlying weaknesses of our long-term care (LTC) system in the most tragic of ways.
By Amanda Hsiao, Esq.
In A Lawyer’s Guide to Working with Special Needs Clients, attorney Richard A. Courtney explains the area of special needs law and includes valuable practice tips and insights in a compendium for lawyers beginning, or already entrenched in, the pract
By Erica Asbell, Esq.
This pandemic has forced people to re-evaluate their lives in more ways than we can count. For many people, it has raised the issue of end-of-life decisions and estate planning in the event that the person catches COVID-19.
By Fern J. Finkel, Esq., Tammy R. Lawlor, Esq., Pauline Yeung-Ha, Esq., and Scott Silverberg, Esq.
This chart will serve as a valuable reference tool for attorneys to use in cross-border Medicaid planning for their clients with interests in multiple states.