New York Elder Law
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The Answer to All Your New York Elder Law Questions
New York Elder Law provides analysis and commentary on the laws and regulations affecting the elderly in New York. As the New York companion to Tax, Estate & Financial Planning for the Elderly and Tax, Estate & Financial Planning for the Elderly: Forms & Practice from Matthew Bender, this handy "how-to" practice guide covers a broad spectrum of legal and financial issues of special concern to the elderly and their families.
New York Elder Law contains comprehensive analysis and practice guidance for elder law attorneys practicing in New York. Some topics that are discussed include: planning for incapacity (property management & health care decisions); Medicare and long-term care insurance; Medicaid (spousal impoverishment protection; asset transfers & eligibility, etc.); supplemental needs trusts; guardianships; estate planning and wills; health care coverage and resources; financial planning; income and estate tax; and elder abuse. New York Elder Law also includes other practice features, such as: Scope Notes summarizing each section; Practice Notes and Comments supplementing the rules of law with practical guidance; as well as checklists and forms.
Easy Access to Forms
Both the print and ebook versions of New York Elder Law contain, in electronic format, all text-based forms and checklists found in the guide, eliminating the need for repetitive typing and formatting. Subscribers to the print version receive a complimentary cd, which is compatible with all PC-based word processing programs.
Table of Contents
Ch. 1 Attorney-Client Concerns
Ch. 2 Planning for Incapacity: Property Management
Ch. 3 Planning for Incapacity: Health Care Decisions
Ch. 4 Financial Planning: Sources of Income
Ch. 5 Overview of Health Care Coverage: Special New York Provisions
Ch. 6 Medicaid: General Considerations
Ch. 7 Medicaid: Spousal Impoverishment Protections and Financial Responsibility of Third
Ch. 8 Medicaid: Transfer of Assets, Liens and Estate Recovery
Ch. 9 Medicaid Advocacy: Application, Reconsideration and Fair Hearing Process
Ch. 10 Guardianships
Ch. 11 Hospitals, Nursing Homes and Home Health Care Agencies
Ch. 12 Estate Planning and Wills
Ch. 13 Income, Estate and Gift Tax
Ch. 14 Housing Concerns of the Elderly
Ch. 15 Elder Abuse