Elder and Special Needs Law Journal

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    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

    Fall 2014

    Message from the Chair
    Richard A. Weinblatt

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

    Practical Considerations for Attorneys and Trustees: Trust Decanting After Matter of Kroll
    Elizabeth A. Candido

    Matrimonial Actions and the Use of Supplemental Needs Trusts for Individuals with Disabilities
    Elana M. Simha and Mordecai Y. Simha

    Universal Service in the 21st Century: Improving Telecommunications Accessibility for Americans with Disabilities
    Michelle K. Chu

    Balancing Autonomy and Beneficence: The Legal, Sociopolitical, and Philosophical History of and Support for Legalizing Assisted Suicide

    Shawna Benston

    Financial Exploitation of the Elderly: Legislative Update
    Elizabeth Henry Klampert and Malya Levin

    Heeding the Call: Response to National Survey on Elder Law Education
    Joy Solomon and Meredith Feinman

    HUD’s New Regulations, Passed in the Wake of Bennett v. Donovan, Offer Protections for Non-Borrower Spouses in Reverse Mortgage Situations
    Jim D. Sarlis

    Medicaid Recoveries, Liens and Strategies
    Michael L. Pfeifer

    Guardianship News: Some Problems Facing Guardians
    Robert Kruger

    Recent New York Cases
    Judith B. Raskin

    Scenes from the Elder Law and Special Needs Section Summer Meeting