Elder Law and Special Needs Section

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    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
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  • Upcoming Events
    • July 12-15, 2017 Elder Law & Special Needs Section Summer Meeting

      Elder Law Section Summer Meeting 
      July 12-15, 2017
      High Peaks Resort, Lake Placid, NY

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      Join us at our summer meeting this year in the mountains of upstate New York, Lake Placid.  This is a world-class destination with year round events and attractions everyone can enjoy. Your options for things to do range from sports and recreation to museums and the historical sites of upstate New York.

      Topics will include:
      Elder Law Update 2017: New Developments in Elder Law
      Best Options for Planning with Trusts
      And Much More!

      Breakout Sessions with Three Topics Offered along with Roundtable Discussions will be presented at this year's summer meeting.

      Mark your calendar and plan a mini-vacation around our programming! 

      Call the High Peaks Resort reservations office directly at 518.523.4411. Identify yourself as an NYSBA Elder Law Section member to receive the preferred rate of $279 per night. The hotel cut-off date is Thursday, June 15th.  Book early because we will sell out and availability of rooms is not guaranteed up to the cut-off date. 

      Program brochure will be available soon.

      For more questions, please contact Lori Nicoll at lnicoll@nysba.org.

    • October 26-27: Elder Law Fall Meeting, Tarrytown


      Additional Information to Follow.

  • 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 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.

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  • Status of Pending Legislation

    Elder Law and Special Needs Section

    Status of Pending Legislation