The Marriage of Elder & Family Law
This program will highlight the myriad of cross over topics that confront both family and elder law practitioners including the impact of marital status on Medicaid benefits, the use of spousal refusal and mutual consent divorce, long-term care planning for the unmarried elder couple, marital status changes, spousal obligations during divorce pendancy and effects on long term care planning, Medicaid planning challenges created by a second marriage, and discussion of planning techniques related to the right of election for Medicaid recipients when a well spouse dies.
Sponsored by the Elder Law and Special Needs Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education
Live CLE Program & Webcast
Thursday, April 26, 2018 | NY Society of CPAs, 14 Wall St., 19th Fl., New York, NY 10005
1.50 MCLE Credits: 1.5 Areas of Professional Practice
NYSBA Member: $95 | Non-Member: $195
Co-Sponsoring Section Member: $75
- Impacts of marital status changes on Medicaid and planning techniques
- Use of spousal refusal and mutual consent divorce
- Long-term care planning for the unmarried elder couple
- Rights of election when a spouse dies
Lauren E. Sharkey, Esq., Cioffi, Slezak, Wildgrube P.C., Schenectady
Elizabeth Adinolfi, Esq., Phillips Nizer LLP, New York, NY
Michael DiFalco, Esq., Aiello & DiFalco, LLP, Garden City
Newly Admitted Attorneys: To receive skills credit, newly admitted attorneys must take accredited transitional CLE courses in traditional live classroom settings that have been approved by the CLE Board for use by newly admitted attorneys. For more information about the CLE Rules, please go to www.nycourts.gov/Attorneys/CLE.
Out of State Accreditation: This program has also been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and the Board of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New Jersey. If you require MCLE credit in other states, we can provide you a Uniform MCLE Form.
Partial Credit for Program Segments Not Allowed: Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.
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