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The Elder Law Portfolio Series

The Elder Law Portfolio Series by Harry S. Margolis, Esq.

The Elder Law Portfolio Series

By Harry S. Margolis, Esq
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In-depth, timely, and practical coverage of key issues in elder law practice -- that's what you'll find in The Elder Law Portfolio Series . Written by outstanding elder law experts, this unique publication is the first place to look for detailed answers to pressing questions concerning Medicaid, long-term care planning, healthcare issues, trusts, powers, and guardianship -- every facet of today's elder law practice.

This two volume series includes 28 portfolios to date:

  • Practical Aspects of Establishing, Developing, and Managing an Elder Law Practice
  • Medicaid Eligibility and Long-Term Care Planning
  • Financing Long Term Care
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Elder Housing
  • Medicare
  • Practitioner's Guide to Adult Guardianship
  • Handling End-of-Life Issues
  • Assessing Mental Capacity in the Elderly
  • Planning for Retirement Benefit Distributions
  • Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Benefit
  • Rights of Long-Term Care Facility Residents
  • Legal and Medical Aspects of Long-Term Care Litigation
  • Veterans' Benefits for the Elderly
  • Durable Powers of Attorney
  • Health Care Decision Making in an Elder Law Practice
  • Age Discrimination in Employment
  • The Use of Annuities in Long-Term Care Planning Post-DRA
  • Social Security Insurance Benefits
  • Medicare Home Health Benefit
  • Establishing Grandparent Visitation and Custody Rights
  • Elder Abuse, Neglect, or Exploitation
  • Ethics and Elder Law
  • Assisted Living: Law and Advocacy
  • Financial Planning for the Elderly
  • Postmortem Estate Planning
  • Helping a Client Claim Benefits and Track “Lost” Pensions
  • An Elder Law Attorney’s Guide to Discrimination in Non-Employment Contexts

ISBN: 9780735549449
SKU: 10045529-7777


Harry S. Margolis founded ElderLaw Services, the predecessor of Margolis & Bloom in June 1987. Prior to that he was an associate with Palmer & Dodge in Boston. He is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the New York University School of Law.

Mr. Margolis is editor of The ElderLaw Report, a monthly newsletter for attorneys, and was the founding general editor of The ElderLaw Portfolio Series, a compilation of in-depth studies on various aspects of elder law, as well as the author of the ElderLaw Forms Manual, all published by Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. He is also the publisher of the ElderLaw News, a quarterly newsletter for the firm's clients. He is a Fellow and former member of the Board of Directors of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and founding President of the Academy's Massachusetts Chapter and has been named a Super Lawyer since 2005.

Mr. Margolis has served on the adjunct faculty of Boston College Law School. He is the founder and president of ElderLawAnswers.