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Legal insights from the attorneys at Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg, LLC across a wide range of legal practice areas, including discussions of military service-connected disability, divorce and disability, children with special needs, and when your loved one needs nursing home care.
Homemade Powers of Attorney can create expensive legal problems. I ran into a situation recently that I thought I’d share with my readers since it’s the type of thing that happens over and over again. The Elder person is living in New Jersey but owns real estate in another state that needs to be listed or sold because he is applying for Medicaid to pay for his nursing home.
Going from ACA Medicaid to “Regular” Medicaid Can Be a High Wire Act Without Legal Assistance. New Jersey has a lot of roads to eligibility for Medicaid, and that’s a good thing. All of those roads are called NJ FamilyCare, and that’s a confusing thing.
VA Appeals Modernization Act of 2016 and Related Bills introduced in the House and Senate to modify the procedure by which veterans or claimants can dispute a decision from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Testator’s hostility toward the heir he excluded doesn’t necessarily invalidate the Will insurance payments In the recent case of In the Matter of Estate of Jameson, the New Jersey Appellate Division reiterated that there are limited bases to set aside a duly-signed Last Will and Testament.
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NAELA Volunteer Profile
Lauren Marinaro was featured by NAELA for her work with the organization, in "Starting With Your State Chapter: How Two NAELA Members Went From State to National Association Involvement."
Elder Law College
Lauren Marinaro presented “Alphabet Soup: New Waiver Process Under MLTSS (Managed Long-Term Care and Supports)” during the “Elder Law College” on Thursday, December 14th at the Crowne Plaza in Fairfield, NJ.
Answer to Question No. 1: Yes, Please Get Me Out of Here!
Lauren Marinaro published an article with NAELA News, explaining how the nursing home Minimum Data Set screening brings elder law dilemmas into focus.
Protecting Assets While Qualifying for Medicaid
Lauren Marinaro presented a National Business Institute(NBI) seminar on the latest on Medicaid Application and Asset Planning Tactics at Crowne Plaza Saddle Brook, NJ , Dec 12, 2016
Medicaid Planning: Spousal Monthly Maintenance Allowance
Lauren Marinaro presented a National Business Institute(NBI) teleconference on Making the best use of MMMNA for Married Clients, December 15, 2016
2007 - 2017 Elder Law
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NJ Medicaid confirms certain irrevocable immediate annuities are not Medicaid resources
Outright transfers to disabled children cause no Medicaid transfer penalty.
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Medicaid and Nursing Home Care Frequently Asked Questions
Medicaid Applications for nursing home care
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Camp Lejeune Water Contamination and presumptive conditions
Expediting VA Claims in cases of financial or medical hardship
Special Concerns for Women Veterans with service-connected disability from sexual harassment or assault traumaMore Veteran Benefits Articles...
The Minefield of Real Estate Transactions in Elder Law Planning
Preservation of the family residence for the benefit of the next generation is an important goal for many of our clients. The real trick is balancing their own financial security against the hopes of their heirs.
Author Linda Ershow-Levenberg
Experience, Volume 24, Number 2, 2014, by the American Bar Association
LexisNexis Practice Guide New Jersey Elder Law eBook explains how to coordinate the many intertwining areas of New Jersey and federal law that impact on each elder law client. It combines how-to practice guidance, 75 task-oriented checklists, and 50 targeted cross-references to specific state and federal sources.
Co-authored by Linda Ershow-Levenberg
Best Practices for Long-Term Planning and Nursing Home Protection provides understanding for the long-term care needs of elderly clients, creating customized solutions, and developing asset protection strategies for them and their families. The articles feature experienced elder law partners from around the country.
Contributing author Linda Ershow-Levenberg,
Aspatore Books 2011
Discussion of the 2004 In re Keri court descision, legal background and it's implications for elder law practice.
Author Linda Ershow-Levenberg
Marquette Law Review, Elder Advisor, Volume 6, Issue 2, Article 2
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