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CT NAELA Presents its Fall Seminar: UNIQUE CHALLENGES FOR ELDER LAW PRACTITIONERS Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at the Four Points by Sheraton in Meriden, CT

September 30th, 2019

Join other elder law attorneys in a full day program to learn practical tips and catch up on developments in: (1) New Uniform Trust Act (2) LTC with Life Insurance Products (3) Medicare/Medicare Advantage Plans (4) Review of the new Durable Power of Attorney(5) Cyber security Awareness (Counts for 1-hour CLE Ethics credit) Go to…

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REGISTER NOW FOR THE CT NAELA Annual Meeting on June 14, 2019

May 16th, 2019

Join CT NAELA for its annual meeting on June 14, 2019, at from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m., at Elim Park, 140 Cook Hill Road in Cheshire, for the election of officers and Board Members for 2019-2020 and a recap of the legislative session with Michael Johnson of Sullivan & LeShane.  Click here to download the…

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CT NAELA NCAA BASKETBALL BRACKET CHALLENGE

March 19th, 2019

NCAA BRACKET. Today’s the day to make your choices.  You’ve researched the games, picked your upsets, liked your local teams… time to commit.  Join your buds and get set up.  The pool closes tomorrow, Thursday. Here’s the link:  http://ctnaela.mayhem.cbssports.com/e/299d5490d1d6766b44bc58a96ccd26275661f3bc8b4a213c?ttag=BPM19_cpy_invite_new.  Please call Matthew Stillman at 203-951-0600 if the link doesn’t work. Belmont as the National Champ? …

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COPIES OF OVER 1,500 DSS FAIR HEARING DECISIONS NOW AVAILABLE ON DSS WEBSITE

January 9th, 2019

As a result of a settlement agreement between the CT Chapter of NAELA (CT NAELA) and the Connecticut Department of Social Services (DSS), DSS has created a searchable database of redacted decisions of all long-term care Medicaid Fair Hearing Decisions issued after January 1, 2013.  Click Here to access these decisions. Prior to the settlement…

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VETERANS ADMINISTRATION FINAL RULE ON PENSION BENEFITS NOW AVAILABLE

September 19th, 2018

The VA final regulations governing entitlement to VA pension benefits is now available by clicking here. The official date of publication was September 18. The rule goes into effect on October 30. The VA published its proposed regulations in January 2015 with NAELA providing extensive comments.

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CONNECTICUT SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT ISSUES FAVORABLE RULING IN VALLIERE v. COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SERVICES

February 12th, 2018

The Court considered the relationship between General Statutes § 45a-655 (b) and (d)1 in determining whether a spousal support order previously rendered by the Probate Court was binding on the defendant, the Commissioner of Social Services (commissioner), when calculating the allowance that may be diverted to the support of the community spouse of a Medicaid…

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