Article from John Jay College
Thanks to The Brooklyn Eagle Weekly/Brooklyn Record.
When your child has special needs or is developmentally disabled, it is important to plan ahead for both the parents and the well-being of your son or daughter. Effective planning from early on in the child’s life can help ensure a better quality of life and a more stable future overall. While this is important [...]
Published in Brooklyn Daily Eagle, January 4, 2017 Edition
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By: Anthony J. Lamberti, Esq., Chairman, Elder Law Committee The gravamen of this article is how to assess gifts made by an individual who must now apply Medicaid due to a nursing home admission. The usual scenario is that the applicant has transferred or gifted a significant sum of money to help a family, member [...]
By: Anthony J. Lamberti, Esq., Chairman, Elder Law Committee I’ve written previously about the legal basis for a nursing home to seek payment for services from residents of a skilled nursing facility or other responsible parties. There are countless cases involving nursing homes petitioning for an Article 81 Guardian that would have authority [...]
By: Anthony J. Lamberti, Esq., Chairman, Elder Law Committee INTRODUCTION The issue of liability for the cost of care at Nursing Homes on its surface does not seem to be very complicated but various factual circumstances that occur in these cases can add to the complications. The case usually starts with a call that [...]
Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE ACT) On December 19,2014 President Obama signed into law the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE ACT) with significant bipartisan support. The intent of this Act is to solve the problems individuals face in finding and holding employment and living independently because their access to certain safety [...]