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You’re Fired: Can a Client of Questionable Capacity Terminate Your Representation?

By Shari Polur, Esq.

Polur Elder Law, PLLC

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Resolving Health Care Reimbursement Obligations for Medicare Parts A and B

By Shery Ramezanian, J.D., MBA, Andrea Morton, and Carol Brown



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NAELA Member Uses FOIA to Help Change Maine’s Transfer Penalty Divisor


By Eric J. Einhart, Esq.

What happens when the law needs to be updated and you don’t have the resources to effectuate change? One NAELA member may have the answer.

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Immigration Meets Guardianship


By Sally Balch Hurme, J.D.

When transferring a guardianship established in another country to the United States, the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act (UAGPPJA) provides guidance.

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New York NAELA Chapter: 2023 50-State Medicaid Chart


By New York NAELA Chapter

Available online only. This chart will serve as a valuable reference tool for attorneys to use in cross-border Medicaid planning for their clients with interests in multiple states.

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NAELA Journal publishes substantive articles (4,000-10,000 words) on topics of interest to attorneys practicing elder and special needs law, as well as case notes of significant state or federal cases. Presentations at conferences can often translate into journal articles, as can substantive briefs on issues being litigated in the trial courts or on appeal.

NAELA News welcomes shorter (750-1,500 words) substantive articles on elder and special needs law topics, case notes of significant state or federal cases, practice management, and practice development. Articles should deal with timely issues, provide how-to information, or be about a recent event of interest to the elder and special needs law community.

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