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Elder Law Answer Book, Fourth Edition

Elder Law Answer Book, Fourth Edition

By Robert B. Fleming, Lisa Nachmias Davis
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Overview

Written by nationally-known elder law practitioners, Robert B. Fleming and Lisa Nachmias Davis, the Elder Law Answer Book gathers the most current legal, regulatory, and practice guidelines from the core topics of elder law, long-term care, estate planning, retirement planning, healthcare decision making, and rights of the elderly -- and presents this information in a thoroughly integrated, easy-access reference.

The all-new Fourth Edition of Elder Law Answer Book helps you render sound advice and give reliable guidance on:

  • Medicaid and Long-Term Care Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate and Trust Administration
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Medicare
  • And More!

Only Elder Law Answer Book delivers

  • ‘How-to’ explanations of the guiding rule or regulation, along with current citations to the relevant cases and statutes—including the Deficit Reduction Act
  • Expert legal analysis of the special rules and how they typically apply
  • Detailed information about each of the disparate, but frequently related, aspects of elder law practice—age discrimination, nursing home rights, Medicaid and other public benefits programs, as well as traditional estate planning and administration
  • Real-world practice examples that help you implement the applicable rules or guidelines in a wide variety of situations
  • Extensive cross-references to related topics—for fast and easy research
  • Index and at-a-glance list of questions that help you zero in on the exact information you are looking for
Resources Highlight
Last Updated 04/23/2018
Update Frequency Published annually
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
ISBN 9781454880523
SKU 10045688-7777
Table of Contents

PART I. ESTABLISHING AND MANAGING AN ELDER LAW PRACTICE

  • Practice Considerations
  • Ethical Issues in Client Representation

PART II. ESTATE AND RETIREMENT PLANNING

  • Retirement Planning
  • Non-Tax Aspects of Estate Planning: Wills, Trusts, and Other Transfers of Property Upon Death
  • Estate Planning

PART III. FIDUCIARY ADMINISTRATION

  • Disposition of Property at Death: Post Mortem Administration
  • Trust Administration
  • Special Needs Trusts

PART IV. DELEGATION OF DECISION-MAKING AND PROTECTION OF THE ELDERLY

  • Powers of Attorney
  • Patient Autonomy and Self-Determination
  • Guardianship and Protective Proceedings
  • Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation

PART V. PAYING FOR MEDICAL AND LONG-TERM CARE

  • Long-Term Care and Residential Options
  • Paying Privately for Long-Term Care: Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Medicare
  • Medigap and Other Private Health Insurance
  • Medicaid Benefits

PART VI. INCOME FOR THE DISABLED AND ELDERLY AND THEIR FAMILIES

  • Social Security, Railroad Retirement and other Government Pensions
  • SSI and Other Needs-Based Income Support Programs
  • Veterans and Other Military Benefits
  • Reverse Mortgages and Other Non-Benefit Sources of Funding

PART VII. RIGHTS OF SENIORS AND THOSE WITH DISABILITIES

  • Age and Disability Discrimination
  • Grandparents’ Rights

Index

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