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 David I. Kronenberg, Esq., and Adrienne J. Arkontaky Esq., the Elder and Special Needs Law Journal is published quarterly by the Elder Law 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 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

    Winter 2014

    Message from the Chair
    Frances M. Pantaleo

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

    Estate Planning for Same-Sex Married Couples After the Demise of DOMA
    Jeffrey A. Asher

    Take Action to Maintain Reduction in Real Estate Taxes
    Stephanie Braunstein

    The Paramount Importance of a Life Insurance Audit

    Henry Montag, CFP, CLTC

    Calculations Under the “Spousal Impoverishment” Budgeting Rules for Managed Long Term Care
    David Goldfarb

    Brooklyn Law School Launches Elder Rights Clinic
    Deirdre M.W. Lok and Jane Landry-Reyes

    Article 81 Guardianship: Termination, Modification, and Removal
    Stephen Donaldson

    Recent New York Cases

    Judith B. Raskin

    Advance Directive News: Hard Choices
    Ellen G. Makofsky

    Recent Tax Bits and Pieces
    David R. Okrent

    Guardianship News: Investments
    Robert Kruger

    Insider Experience Within the Health Care System: Prepare for the Unexpected!!
    Andrea F. Blau

    Elder Law Section Ethics Committee Poll #8 Results
    Judith B. Raskin, Chair, and Natalie J. Kaplan, Vice Chair

    Scenes from the Elder Law Section Fall Meeting