Elder Law and Special Needs Section

  • Elderly Person Holding Hands
    Welcome to the Elder Law and Special Needs Section As an elder law and/or special needs attorney, you'll benefit from Section membership that keeps you up-to-date with important legislative developments, regulations and case laws impacting the elderly
  • Upcoming Events
    • Elder Law and Special Needs 2015 Summer Meeting, July 16-18

      Elder Law and Special Needs Section Summer Meeting
      July 16-18, 2015
      The Hyatt Regency Resort
      Goat Island, Newport, RI

      Register Online

      View Full Program Brochure (PDF), Complete Registration Form (PDF)

      TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:
      - Elder Law and Estate Tax Update
      - Contested Estates
      - Succession Planning
      - Medicare Updates under the Affordable Care Act
      - Breakout Sessions on Guardianship
      and more! 


      REGISTRATION FEES:
      NYSBA & Section Member: $575.00
      NYSBA Member: $775.00
      Non-NYSBA Member: $850.00
      Newly-Admitted Attorney (5 years or less): $375.00
      First-Time Attendee*: $375.00
      (*Elder Law and Special Needs Section members who have not attended a Summer or Fall meeting since 2005)

      CREDITS:
      13.5 MCLE credit hours; 12.5 credits in Areas of Professional Practice and 1.0 in Ethics. The “basic” sessions of the program are transitional and suitable for MCLE credit for newly admitted attorneys. A total of 4.0 MCLE credit hours are transitional: 3.0 credits in Professional Practice and 1.0 credit in Ethics.

      MAKE YOUR OWN HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS:
      Hyatt Regency, Call (888) 421-1442. The group rate is SOLD OUT

      Other options:
      Newport Marriott 401-849-1000
      Viking 401-847-3300
      Vanderbilt Grace 401-846-6200
      Mainstay Hotel 401-849-9880
      Comfort Inn 401-619-2800
      Courtyard Marriott 401-849-8000

    • Save the Date: Elder Law and Special Needs Section 2015 Fall Meeting

      Save the Date!
      Elder Law and Special Needs Section 2015 Fall Meeting
      October 22-23, 2015
      Gideon Putnam Resort & Spa
      Saratoga Springs, NY

      Save the date and watch for additional information!

  • Elder and Special Needs Law Journal

    VIEW THE LATEST ELDER AND SPECIAL NEEDS LAW JOURNAL

    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.

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  • Status of Pending Legislation

    Elder Law and Special Needs Section

    Status of Pending Legislation