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Legal insights from accredited VA Benefits lawyers, Certified Elder Law Attorneys and associate attorneys of Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg, LLC across a wide range of legal practice areas, including military service-connected disability, divorce and disability, children with special needs, or if your loved one needs nursing home care.
Medicaid applicant gets penalty period for cash transactions Followers of this blog know that if a person applies for Medicaid to pay for nursing home care (or assisted living or home care), they have to provide five years of financial records and prove to the agency just what they spent every dollar on during the five year look-back period which immediately precedes the application.
The new New Jersey Uniform Trust Code and Special Needs Trusts The new uniform trust code which goes into effect in New Jersey on July 17th has a section dedicated to “special needs trusts.”
New Jersey Supreme Court Committee Issues Opinion on Unlicensed Practice of Law in Medicaid Why is this an issue? Allowing somebody to just assemble and file your application without providing you with the important legal analysis could deprive you of necessary asset and family protection.
Great idea for older folks to help avoid missed insurance payments
News & Events »
NJ State Bar Convention,
Linda Ershow-Levenberg spoke on “Nursing Home Residents’ Rights and Involuntary Discharges”, May 25th
NBI Medicaid Planning, Lauren Marinaro speaks on Medicaid planning at a seminar sponsored by NNBI at Ramada Plaza Hotel, 160 Frontage Rd., Newark NJ 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 pm. On-sight registration is available, Jun 17th
ICLE Seminar, Linda Ershow-Levenberg will speak on Use of Trusts in Elder Care and Medicaid Planning at an ICLE seminar in New Brunswick, Jul 13th
ICLE Sophisticated Elder Law Program, Lauren Marinaro will speak on MLTSS Medicaid and the JACC program at an ICLE Sophisticated Elder Law Program at the Bar Center in New Brunswick, Aug 3rd
Veterans Benefits and Elder Care Planning, Seth Director will speak about Veterans Benefits in Assisted Living presented by VanDyke Health Care at Park Place, Oct 18th
Real Estate Attorney of the Year Award
2015 Union County Bar Assoc
Stanley A. Fink
2007 - 2015 Elder Law
Lauren Marinaro - Rising Star
Recent Cases »
NJ Medicaid confirms certain irrevocable immediate annuities are not Medicaid resources
Outright transfers to disabled children cause no Medicaid transfer penalty.
Elder LawElder Law Articles »
Real Estate Transactions Property transfers and Medicaid basic rules
Careful Planning for long-term elder care can prevent a crisis
Mental Illness Law The commitment process, guardianships, and advanced directives in New JerseyMore Elder Law Articles...
Special Needs & Elder Care LawSpecial Needs & Elder Care Articles »
Medicaid and Nursing Home Care Frequently Asked Questions
Medicaid Applications for nursing home care
Guardianship for Developmentally Disabled Guardianship and limited guardianship for your adult child. Coordinating with Medicaid and DDD.Special Needs & Elder Care Articles...
Veteran Benefits LawVeteran Benefits Law Articles »
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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