By Eric J. Einhart, Esq.
No United States Supreme Court Justice has embodied the core tenets of the National Academy of Elder Law
Attorneys more so than Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
By Donna Jackson, LLM, Mark T. Johnson, CELA, Leonard E. Mondschein, LLM, CELA, CAP, and Meghan M. Teigen, Esq.
On July 23, 2020, NAELA hosted a Lunch & Learn webinar entitled 5-Year Trusts Benefits, Pitfalls, and Solutions.
By Eric J. Einhart, Esq., and Jennifer Balmos, Esq.
During the pandemic, elder law attorneys are making a difference in their communities.
By Brenna Galvin, Esq., and Beth McDaniel, CELA
In light of ongoing developments with COVID-19 and after thoughtful discussions with our Board of Directors, NAELA has decided to move our 2021 Annual Conference to a fully online, virtual experience that will take place on March 24–26, 2021.
By Professor Rebecca C. Morgan, CAP, Fellow
Family Man, Friend, Attorney, and Leader - All of these words describe Rick Courtney in any interaction you may have with him.
By Richard A. Courtney, CELA, CAP, Fellow
This article outlines certain types of trustee misfeasance and malfeasance as well as describes certain legal remedies that may be employed on behalf of a beneficiary to redress such violations of fiduciary duties.
By Joanne Marcus, MSW
This article provides information about pooled special needs trusts, the disbursement procedure, and recommended best practices along with examples of the challenging disbursement decision-making process.
By Frank L. Buquicchio, CELA, CAP
Gifts made during the look-back period
will need to be reviewed and analyzed, in
conjunction with the Medicaid applicant’s
current assets and income, to determine if a return of some or all of the transferred assets is recommended.
By Stephen W. Dale, Esq., and Peter Wall
These debit cards give trustees oversight and control of transactions and the SNT beneficiary the ability to make purchases independently.
By Wendy Shparago Cappelletto, Esq., CAP
As I write this, we are eight months into the
COVID-19 pandemic with no clear end in
By Faith Boettger and David M. Goldfarb, Esq., CAE
In March, the COVID-19 pandemic
exposed the underlying weaknesses of our long-term care (LTC) system in the most tragic of ways.