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OCTOBER IS NATIONAL SPECIAL NEEDS LAW MONTH

September 14th, 2016

NAELA Celebrates National Special Needs Law Month NAELA members will be celebrating with public seminars, special living will days, Special Needs Law clinics, and other activities designed to educate the public. Members: Email NAELA photos and news on what you’re doing to celebrate National Special Needs Law Month in your community (amatienzo@naela.org). Sign in with your…

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CT NAELA Hosts Keynote Speaker, The Honorable Paul J. Knierim, and Elects New Officers and Board Members at Annual Meeting on June 17, 2016

July 14th, 2016

The Connecticut Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys held its annual meeting on Friday, June 17, 2016, at the Keeney Center in Wethersfield.  The meeting was highlighted by the presentation of Keynote Speaker, The Honorable Paul J. Knierim, Probate Court Administrator, who had a dynamic discussion with members over recent developments and coming…

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House Energy and Commerce Committee approved the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act (H.R. 670) as part of a small legislative package to improve Medicaid!

July 14th, 2016

Yesterday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act (H.R. 670) as part of a small legislative package to improve Medicaid! The package also includes Medicaid coverage of tobacco cessation services for mothers of newborns and limiting the use of federal Medicaid funds to cosmetic drugs except when medically necessary….

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THE CURRENT ISSUE OF THE CT NAELA PRACTICE UPDATE IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD

May 23rd, 2016

Features in this issue: President’s Message by Attorney David Craig Slepian Thoughts Regarding Retention and Appointment of Counsel for Persons With Impaired Capacity in Conservatorship Proceedings by Stephen B. Keogh. New Federal Tax Basis and Reporting Rules Apply to Certain Decedents’ Estates by Elizabeth N. Byrne. Examining the Probate Fee Lien and Re-Examining the Probate…

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CT NAELA ANNOUNCES ELECTION OF NEW BOARD MEMBERS AND OFFICERS

June 17th, 2015

CT NAELA is pleased to announce the officers and at large board members elected at the June 2015 Annual Meeting.   The officers, serving one year terms, are:   President:                    David Slepian Past President:           Jack Reardon President Elect:          Matthew T. Stillman Vice President:           Amy E. Orlando Secretary:                   Elizabeth N. Byrne Treasurer:                   Henry C. Weatherby Newly…

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CT NAELA PRACTICE UPDATE – SPRING 2015

June 2nd, 2015

To Download your copy of the most recent CT NAELA Practice Update CLICK HERE Spring 2015, Volume 6, Issue 1 In this Issue: President’s Message by Jack Reardon When NonLawyers Participate in Medicaid Planning Activities by Carmine Perri Practitioner’s Corner – Elder Law Attorney Obligations Regarding Retention of Inactive Client Files by Elizabeth Byrne UNDUE…

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