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
    • February 9 - Introduction to Elder Law and Starting an Elder Law Practice

      INTRODUCTION TO ELDER LAW AND STARTING AN ELDER LAW PRACTICE


      February 9, 2018 (live and webcast)
      2:00 - 3:15 PM
      The CFA Society
      1540 Broadway, NYC

      1.5 MCLE credits

      Prices: NYSBA Member: $95 | Elder Law & Special Needs Section Member: $75 | Non Members: $195

      Register online

      Details will be forthcoming.

    • March 1 Real Property and Tax Issues for the Elder Law Attorney

      REAL PROPERTY AND TAX ISSUES FOR THE ELDER LAW ATTORNEY


      Thursday, March 1, 2018 - (live and webcast)
      10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

      NYSBA
      1 Elk Street
      Albany, NY

      1.5 MCLE credits

      Prices: NYSBA Member: $95 | Elder Law & Special Needs Section member: $75 | Non Member: $195

      Program details will be forthcoming.

      Register online.

    • Elder Law and Special Needs 2018 Unprogram

      Elder Law and Special Needs 2018 Unprogram

      April 19-20, 2018

      Save The Date!

      The Desmond Hotel
      Albany, New York

      Details to follow soon! 


    • April 2018 - Home Care in NYS...

      HOME CARE IN NYS: PRIVATE HIRING OF AIDES, MANAGED LONG TERM CARE PLAN OPTIONS, AND IMMEDIATE NEED FOR MEDICAID


      Thursday, April 12 - NYC (live and webcast)

      Monday, April 16 - Albany (Recorded)

      9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

      4.5 MCLE credits

      Prices: NYSBA Member: $150 | Elder Law & Special Needs Section Member: $115 | Non Member: $250

    • April 26 The Marriage of Elder Law and Family Law - Save the Date

      THE MARRIAGE OF ELDER LAW AND FAMILY LAW


      Thursday, April 26, 2018 (Live & Webcast)
      1:00 - 2:15 PM

      CFA Society
      1540 Broadway, NYC

      1.50 MCLE credits

      Prices: NYSBA Member: $95 | Elder Law & Special Needs Section Member: $75 | Non Member: $195

      Program and registration information will be forthcoming.

    • May 15 - Mitigating Bias: A Focus on Clients with Capacity Concerns

      MITIGATING BIAS: A FOCUS ON CLIENTS WITH CAPACITY CONCERNS - SAVE THE DATE


      Tuesday, May 15, 2018 (Live & Webcast)
      3:00 - 4:30 PM

      CFA Society
      1540 Broadway, NYC

      4.5 MCLE Credits.

      Prices: NYSBA Member: 94 | Elder Law & Special Needs Section Members: $75 | Non Members: $195

      Program and registration information will be available soon.

    • Summer July 12-14, 2018: Queen's Landing Hotel, Niagara-on-the Lake,Ontario CANADA

      2018 Elder Law and Special Needs Summer Meeting

      Save the Date July 12-14, 2018

      Queen's Landing Hotel
      Niagara-on-the Lake, Ontario CANADA

  • 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 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