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Part One, written by Bernard A. Krooks, Esq., examines the scope and practice of elder law in New York State, covering areas such as Medicaid, long-term care insurance, powers of attorney and health care proxies. Part Two, written by Jessica R. Amelar, Esq., gives the attorney a step-by-step overview of the drafting of a will, from the initial client interview to the will execution.
This practice guide provides an extensive overview to the practice of elder law, special needs planning and will drafting for attorneys entering this field. Health care proxies and related documents, conflicts of interest and ethical considerations, guardianships under MHL Article 81, and Medicaid law, estate and gift tax statutes, and trusts, long-term care insurance, and basic will provisions are all considered. Includes sample letters, forms and checklists.
Krooks, Bernard A. and Valentin, Elizabeth, "Elder Law and Special Needs Planning" (2019). Books. 111.