Zoom Video: Elder Law Section Meeting (SEL200519)
Access Agencies and The Connecticut Home Care Program
Gayle P. Kataja, RNC, MS, Connecticut Community Care, Inc.
Marie Allen, MBA Southwestern CT Agency on Aging (SWCAA)
Attendees will learn about that State’s rebalancing efforts and the coordination of transition and diversion services. Attendees will leave with a better understanding of the roles and responsibiliti…
CANCELLED: Elder Law Section Meeting (SEL200422)
CANCELLED: Elder Law Section Meeting (SEL200324)
Elder Law Section Meeting (SEL200218)
Cindy M. Cieslak, Esq., Rose Kallor LLP
Bonny E. Slim, LMFT, LLC
Beth D. Griffin, Executive Director of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers- Connecticut, Inc.
This presentation addresses the real emotional and relational risks of being in the field of law. It will also address all of the facets of positive self-care as well as relationship strategies, both at home and in th…
Elder Law Section: Probate Court eFiling Standards (SEL200121)
If you were registered for the (cancelled) December meeting, please contact the CBA office to move your registration to this meeting.
Connecticut Probate Court eFiling Standards and Frequently Asked Questions
Heather L. Dostaler, Staff Attorney, Office of the Probate Court Administrator
The Connecticut Probate Courts launched eFiling statewide on January 1, 2020. A…
CANCELLED: Elder Law Section Meeting: Probate Mediation (SEL191217)
Helen B. Bennet, Chief Counsel – Office of the Probate Court Administrator
Paul Knierim, Counsel – Czepiga Daly Pope & Perri
The program will provide practitioners practical knowledge about resolving pending disputes through mediation. Attorney Bennet will address the availability of the mediation program offered by the Probate Courts. Attorney Knierim will share…
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: Hoarding Disorder (SEL191113)
Hoarding Disorder: Case Handling and Applicable CT Health and Safety Laws
Judith Rothschild Dicine
Supervisory Assistant State’s Attorney for Housing Matters for the State of CT, Division of Criminal Justice, Office of the CT Chief State’s Attorney
The presentation will touch on the general aspects of Hoarding Disorder as a mental health diagnosis listed in t…
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: 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 (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…
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.
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…
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…
Elder Law Section Meeting (SEL190319)
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: 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: 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: Resident Rights in Long Term Care Facilities (SEL181211)
Mairead Painter, Department of Rehabilitation Services, State Long Term Care Ombudsman
Donna Ortelle, Department of Public Health, Facility Licensing & Investigations Section
Andrew S. Knott, Knott & Knott, Cheshire
Attendees will learn about state programs and agencies that advocate for residents of long term care facilities and/or investigate/enforce stat…
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…