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Medicaid Compliant Annuities Can Now Be Used as a Planning Technique

August 12th, 2010

CT NAELA SUPPORTS LITIGATION WHICH HELPS OUR ELDERLY CLIENTS On August 13, 2010, U.S. District Court Judge Janet C. Hall ruled in Lopes v. Starkowski, that the spouse of a Connecticut nursing home resident did not need to sell an annuity she had purchased so that her husband could qualify for Medicaid coverage. Attorneys Brendan…

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Governor Rell: New Law Safeguards Assets For Spouses of Long-Term Care Patients

July 13th, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Donna Tommelleo, 860-524-7313, July 13, 2010 Governor M. Jodi Rell today held a ceremonial bill signing for legislation designed to help individuals get Medicaid for long-term care for their ill spouses without having to first draw down on major assets they need for living expenses. Senate Bill 370, An Act…

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CT NAELA Instrumental in Passage of Elder Law Legislation

June 2nd, 2010

The Connecticut chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (“CT NAELA”) is proud to announce that Public Act 10-73, An Act Concerning Medicaid Long-Term Care Coverage For Married Couples, was signed into law by Governor Rell on May 27, 2010. CT NAELA drafted the new law and was its main proponent. The new…

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