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REGISTER NOW FOR THE SPRING SEMINAR – ATTORNEY NATALIE B. CHOATE ON ESTATE PLANNING STRATEGIES WITH RETIREMENT BENEFITS

March 23rd, 2017

The Connecticut Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) presents: Retirement Planning Guru ATTORNEY NATALIE B. CHOATE on Estate Planning Strategies with Retirement Benefits, Including Disability Trusts and Retirement Benefits.  The seminar will be held on Thursday, May 11, 2017 (8:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.) at the Four Points By Sheraton, 275 Research…

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Energy and Commerce Republicans Release Legislation to Repeal and Replace Obamacare

March 9th, 2017

The Following is a Press Release the Energy and Commerce Committee issued on March 6, 2017, posted here for informational purposes only.  The viewpoints expressed by the authors do not necessarily reflect the opinions, viewpoints and official policies of CT NAELA. WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) released…

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Update on the PETI Diverted to Pooled SNT’s (AI in CHCPE)

February 1st, 2017

Dear CT NAELA Members: It is with great enthusiasm that I report to you that DSS has agreed to place a moratorium on the calculation and collection of Applied Income for Waiver recipients contributing to Pooled Special Needs Trusts. Although it remains unknown how long this will last, (in part) due to our efforts, DSS…

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WEBINAR AVAILABLE – Elder Law and the Election: NAELA Strategy for the New Congress

January 24th, 2017

If you missed this important webinar, NAELA members can access the recording online. Find out what potential legislation could mean for your clients and your elder law and special needs planning practice.  Members who attended the webinar had this to say:  “Legislative proposals that could directly impact my clients. … Very helpful and interesting overall.” “Very good…

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TIME TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP!

January 13th, 2017

Dear Fellow CT NAELA Members, It is time again to renew your membership. Although we recognize that your renewal is a significant professional expense at a financially challenging time of the year, we want to alert you that National NAELA allows renewal membership fees to be paid over time by installment plan. The arrangement must…

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Excess Income Changes

December 21st, 2016

For those who divert excess income to pooled trusts (to qualify for Medicaid programs with income limits), major changes are being unrolled. The Department of Social Services has now implemented an applied income requirement for all income over the $1,980 personal needs allowance. This means that all diverted income, that previously could be used to…

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