Elder and Special Needs Law Journal

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  • About this Publication

    The Elder and Special Needs Law Journal (formerly the Elder Law Attorney) features peer-written substantive articles relating to the practice of elder law on such topics as long-term care, Article 81, advance directives, Medicaid, SNTs, guardianship, Social Security, tax issues, and estate planning. Edited by Tara Anne Pleat, Esq., and Judith Nolfo McKenna, Esq., the Elder and Special Needs Law Journal is published quarterly by the Elder Law and Special Needs Section and distributed to Section members free of charge.

    The Elder and Special Needs Law Journal is published as a benefit for members of the Elder Law and Special Needs Section and is copyrighted by the New York State Bar Association. The copying, reselling, duplication, transferring, reproducing, reusing, retaining or reprinting of this publication is strictly prohibited without permission.
    © New York State Bar Association. All rights reserved. ISSN 2161-5292 (print)  ISSN 2161-5306 (online)

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  • Table of Contents Current Issue

    Spring 2015

    Message from the Chair
    Richard A. Weinblatt

    Message from the Co-Editors in Chief
    Adrienne Arkontaky and David Kronenberg

    Ethics and Elder Abuse: An Attorney's Obligations—Part 1
    Malya Levin and Deirdre Lok

    Attorney Confidentiality in the Cyber Age
    Steven N. Solomon

    A Brief Guide to Benchmark Medicaid Coverage
    David Goldfarb

    An Update on the New York State Partnership for Long-Term Care—Letter from Jason A. Helgerson, Medicaid Director, New York State Office of Health Insurance Programs

    The Transfer of an Incapacitated Person Outside the Jurisdiction of New York State
    Leslie Francis and Christine Mooney

    Understanding the "Undue" in "Undue Influence"
    Anthony J. Enea

    Special Education Law Lingo
    Eileen Libutti, Jennifer Frankola and Julie Ruggieri

    Ethics Poll #11 Results
    Natalie J. Kaplan, Phillip Tribble and Judith B. Raskin