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News and Articles | November 3, 2018

Does Family Asset Protection Planning Sometimes Conflict with Estate Planning?

Does family asset protection planning sometimes conflict with estate planning?  Yes! How does an attorney explain that to a client?  Directly! an elder law attorney to be proactive and forthright in explaining what those natural tensions are, thereby assuring that the client is making an informed decision.  This is one of two important ethical obligations. The other is that any transaction created for asset protection must be real, with no implied or subsidiary intent to subvert the underlying contract – not even a wink & nod agreement or hint to act beyond what is written.  That is a fraudulent transaction, … Continued

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News and Articles | May 23, 2018

Check out this great book by one of our members!

    One of our members, Jason Neufeld Esq., has written a book – available now on Amazon – and already with rave reviews! How to Get Medicaid to Pay for Some or All of Your Long-Term Care Expenses Without having to wait 5 years Without having to sell your house Without having to go broke first” Congratulations, Jason, from all your fellow members!  

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News and Articles | October 23, 2017

Welcome new members!

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Welcome new members – from two classes! First an ooops and an apology for missing the opportunity to welcome our Denver graduates and also for not having a group photo.  Please look for individual photos in their profiles on the member directory for CARLA, RICHARD, JASON, ROBYN, KEVIN, ERRIKA, CHRISTOPHER, KELLEY, KAY, JACK, DENISE, MISSY, ERIN, LOWELL, DAVID, TOM, AND CHUCK.  A warm, albeit belated welcome to these 17 bright, eager, and knowledgeable new elder law attorneys from 13 states. And, drum-roll, please… We welcome our most recent graduates from the class in Boca Raton – complete with a class … Continued

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News and Articles | September 30, 2017

Advance Health Care Directives

Advance Health Care Directives and Anatomical Gifts Scott M. Solkoff ELDER LAW COLLEGE September 25, 2017 Introduction In Elder Law, there can be no more a fundamental, core issue than that of end‐of‐life health care decision making. The right of a person to manifest his or her own health care destiny does not come from words in the constitutions. Still, the courts have found that some of our most fundamental freedoms appear in the federal constitution and that of the various states because they were assumed by our founders to be so inalienable and so fundamental as to be necessary … Continued

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News and Articles | April 14, 2017

Welcome new members

ELC welcomes its newest members from the February class in Arizona.  The 16 students were from 15 different states, with a broad range in experience.  One student had to leave ½ day early to get home for the bar exam, and one student is transitioning from a 37-year litigation practice. Pictured left to right, in the back row are Scott (our knowledgeable and talented main instructor), and Edmond, Jack, Mark, Jerry, Adam, Eric, Bill, and Whitney.  In the middle are Marilyn, Susan, Taylor, and Chris.  Seated are Vicki, Lee, and Brendon.  In the background are notes from the session on … Continued

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