Volume 33 Issue 3

Comparing and Understanding Pooled Trust Remainder Policies

By  Karen Dunivan Konvicka, JD
The operations of PSNTs vary; in fact, there are so many moving parts to PSNTs, no two seem to look the same.

Featured Member: Letha Sgritta McDowell, CELA CAP - Meet NAELA's 34th President

By  Eric J. Einhart, Esq.
A self-proclaimed “nerd,” Letha not only enjoys the substantive practice of elder law and special needs planning as well as helping her clients in North Carolina and Virginia, she also likes the tax law and the practice management side...

Tax Section: Back to Gift Tax Basics

By  Letha Sgritta McDowell, CELA, CAP
With looming changes to estate and gift tax, it's time for elder and special needs law attorneys to brush up on a few tax basics.

Litigation: The New York NAELA Chapter Takes Affirmative Action Protecting Consumers

By  Rene H. Reixach, Jr., Esq., Fellow
New York NAELA’s legislative proposal may be a model that can be used to address this issue in other states.

Call for Board Nominations

By  Wendy Shparago Cappelletto, Esq., CAP
On behalf of the NAELA Nominating Committee, I invite you to consider serving on the Academy’s Board of Directors, or consider nominating a colleague.

Book Reviews: So, What Brings You Here?

By  Karen Mariscal, Esq.
A survey of books that illuminate the parenting journey of special needs clients.

President's Message: Ready or Not -- Change is Coming

By  Letha Sgritta McDowell, CELA, CAP
I don’t know about you, but it seems as if life is returning to normal. However, “normal” looks different now than what it looked like before the pandemic.

Advocacy/Public Policy: To Thrive in Advocacy, NAELA Must Have Diamond Hands

By  David M. Goldfarb, Esq., CAE
This January, I watched with amazement as online amateur stock traders caused a “short squeeze, massively increasing the value of GameStop, a struggling video game retailer.

Jul/Aug/Sept 2021

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