Elder Law Section: New VA Pension Rules: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (SEL190115)

January 15, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

The Graduate Club

155 Elm Street New Haven, Connecticut United States

44 people have already registered for this event.

  • Rebecca Hajosy
  • Thomas Robinson
  • Paula Sousa
  • Rosanna Rogers
  • William Breg
  • Marilyn Toland
  • Katherine McCann
  • Kristen Lynn
  • James Hughes
  • Jennifer Hauhuth
  • Christina Accumanno
  • Whitney Lewendon
  • Christine Tenore
  • Amy Todisco
  • Norman Fishbein
  • Tanya Spurlin
  • Anne-Marie Foster
  • Matthew Stillman
  • Sandra Sherlock-White
  • Amee Lunn
  • Robert Fitzgerald
  • Mark Dost
  • Carmine Perri
  • Richard D. Dixon
  • Kathryn Guinan
  • Julia Paul
  • Frank May
  • Mary-Christy Fisher
  • Fred Sette
  • Tae Chung
  • Jennifer Reale
  • Scott Rosenberg
  • Kevin Brophy
  • Theresa Madonna
  • Esther Rada
  • Colin Gershon
  • Jack Reardon
  • Joelen Gates
  • Robin Meggers
  • David Slepian
  • Patrick Roy
  • Kathleen Tetreault
  • James Young
  • Rhoda Micocci

Speaker:
Rebecca A. Hajosy

Program Description:
The Program will first focus on detailing the new VA Pension eligibility regulations, including a side-by-side comparison of the old rules and the new rules. Attendees will learn which of the old planning strategies no longer work and new planning strategies based on the new rules. There will be ample opportunity for an open dialogue on these strategies, as the majority of them will be new. Finally, there will be a discussion of possible changes that are yet to come.

Program Topics:

  • VA pension regulations
  • Comparison of old rules and new rules
  • Old planning strategies
  • Future effects

Biography:
Attorney Rebecca A. Hajosy is an elder law, probate, estate, and special needs law attorney in Farmington, Connecticut with over 14 years of experience. She is also a professor at University of Hartford where she teaches the classes of probate practice and elder law. She is an accredited Veteran Affairs Claims Attorney (VACA) and is a member of the Special Needs Alliance (past member) and National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). Attorney Hajosy was the President Elect of the Connecticut chapter of NAELA (2017). She is on the Executive Committee of the Elder Law Section of the Connecticut Bar Association. She is also on the West Hartford Advisory Commission for Persons with Disabilities. Attorney Hajosy started and runs the University of Hartford and Greater Hartford Legal Aid Estate Document Clinic for Low Income Seniors.

Cost:  $39

CLE Credits:
CT: 1.0 CLE Credits  |  NY: 0.0 CLE Credits

Contact

Member Service Center
Email: msc@ctbar.org
Phone: (844)469-2221