Elder and Special Needs Law Journal

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    winter 2018

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    Message from the Chair
    Martin Hersh

    Message from the Co-Editors in Chief
    Tara Anne Pleat and Judith Nolfo McKenna

    Establishment and Administration of First Party Supplemental Needs Trust: The Framework for an Improved Approach
    Edward V. Wicenski

    Income Tax Refunds: Another Arrow in the Medicaid Planning Quiver
    Kameron Brooks and Jay William Frantz

    Thinking of Sitting for the CELA Exam? What You May Want to Know Before Taking the Plunge
    Richard J. Shapiro

    Fall Meeting Photos

    Senior Member Spotlight: JulieAnn Calareso

    Interview by Katy Carpenter

    Predatory Marriages: A Growing Concern
    By Deborah S. Ball and Malya Kurzweil Levin

    Young Lawyers Corner: Pros and Cons of Practicing Guardianship Law
    Stephen Donaldson

    New Member Spotlight: Lauren Sharkey
    Interview by Katy Carpenter

    Committee Spotlight: Special Needs Planning Committee

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    The Elder Law and Special Needs Section Welcomes New Members

    Section Committees and Chairs

    Section Officers

    Section Editors



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    About the 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

    Elder and Special Needs Law Journal

    The Elder and Special Needs Law Journal is published by the Elder Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and available to Section members only.