Hot Topics in Probate CLE (EEP191119)
Hot Topics in Probate is the hugely popular biennial seminar sponsored by the Probate Assembly and the CBA Estates and Probate and Elder Law Sections. This year’s seminar, presented by probate judges and attorneys, will focus on the Connecticut Uniform Trust Code, which will become law in January 1, 2020, eFiling in the Probate Courts, and Connecticut Standards of Practice for Conservators.
Elder Law Section: Crossing Borders: Long Term Care Planning for Multi-State Clients (SEL190917)
Do any of your clients live in an area that borders another state or have a second home in another state?
Do some of those clients end up in nursing homes in that other state?
If you answered yes to either of these questions, then this program is designed for you. Our esteemed panel of attorneys, who practice in Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts, will provi…
Elder Law Section Meeting (SEL191022)
Medicare Essentials, Tricks and Tips
Michael Leone, Associate Insurance Benefits LLC
Judy Stein, Center for Medicare Advocacy Inc.
This program is a “must attend” for attorneys who represent clients and attorneys who are 65+ (or disabled) and for those nearing that age.
Come learn about traditional Medicare vs. Medicare advantage plans, Part D prescription plans, Par…
Elder Law Section Meeting (SEL191113)
Elder Law Section Meeting (SEL191217)
Elder Law Section Meeting (SEL200121)
Elder Law Section Meeting (SEL200218)
Elder Law Section Meeting (SEL200324)
Elder Law Section Meeting (SEL200422)
Elder Law Section Meeting (SEL200519)
Planning for Long-term Care CLE (EYL190422)
The range of options available to a client planning for long-term care depends not only on their health, assets and family dynamics, but also timing. Pre-planning opens up a world of asset protection options, but even a proactive client may choose poor options. Planning for the worst case scenario should take into consideration spousal health and financial needs for years to come, the planning (or…
A Practitioner's Guide to Elder Law CLE (EEL190426)
This seminar will take you through the ins and outs of elder law practice, including how to manage client communications to create successful outcomes and avoid ethical violations, and how to prepare for the different stages of your practice, including winding it down.
Tax Issues in Elder Law CLE (EEL190301)
This seminar will take you through recent changes in tax laws and how they impact elder law practice. Learn tips and strategies to get the best possible results for your clients.
Elder Law Section: New VA Pension Rules: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (SEL190115)
Rebecca A. Hajosy
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 strateg…
Elder Law Section: Connecticut Medicaid Recovery (SEL190219)
Suzanne Brown Walsh
Partner, Murtha Cullina, Hartford
Lisa P. Staron
Murtha Cullina, Hartford
The speakers will review Connecticut’s Medicaid lien and recovery rules that apply to individuals after the receipt of financial windfalls, such as litigation proceeds, inheritances, lottery winnings, etc. Their overview will include a review of the relevant…
Elder Law Section Meeting (SEL190319)
Elder Law Section: Connecticut Standards of Practice for Conservators (SEL190424)
Honorable Paul J. Knierim
Honorable Jeannine Lewis
Honorable Peter C. Barrett
Sandra Sherlock White, Esq.
Attendees will leave with an understanding of the context for the creation of the Connecticut Standards of Practice for Conservators, published in 2018 by the Office of the Probate Court Administrator, and why this initiative is vitally important to enhancing…
Elder Law Section Meeting (SEL190521)
Other Benefits for Our Elderly/Disabled Clients, for Their Children and Family Members, or Which Their Heirs or Beneficiaries May Have Received
Lisa Nachmias Davis, Davis O'Sullivan & Priest LLC
Jean Mills Aranha, Connecticut Legal Services, Inc.
Attendees can expect to learn about non-Medicaid benefits that may be available to our elderly/disabled clients, a…
Elder Law Section: Hospice and Palliative Care (SEL181016)
Everything a Professional Needs to Know About Hospice and Palliative Care
Cynthia Emiry Roy, MS, LCSW, CHA President and CEO of Regional Hospice and Palliative Care
Understanding Hospice and Palliative Care for your clients: Attendees will learn about aspects of the Medicare hospice benefit, access and coverage exceptions, eligibility, how to access services, and wha…
Elder Law Section Meeting (SEL181120)
The Missing Link in Retirement Planning. A Look at Policies Certified by the Connecticut Partnership for Long-Term Care and a Review of Hybrid Long-Term Care Insurance Policies
Aldo Pantano: Aldo Pantano is from the State’s Office of Policy & Management Agency, and represents the Connecticut Partnership for Long Term Care. Aldo has been with the CT Partnership for Long-Term Care fo…