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Basics of Elder Law and Special Needs / Will Drafting | Practical Skills

Basics of Elder Law and Special Needs / Will Drafting | Practical Skills

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This program will cover the practical skills attorneys need to know about the basics of elder law and special needs practice and will drafting.


2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Elder Law and Special Needs Planning/Will Drafting | Practical Skills

Part One: Elder Law and Special Needs Planning


Bernard A. Krooks, Esq.

Littman Krooks LLP

Joel Krooks, Esq.

Littman Krooks LLP

Part Two: Will Drafting


Jessica R. Amelar, Esq.

This program is part of our Practical Skills Series of CLE Programs. It offers Skills credit and includes a free copy of the Practical Skills eBook for the topic. A printed copy of the book may be purchased for an additional $75.

This practice guide is divided into two parts.

Part One, written by Bernard A. Krooks, Esq., examines the scope and practice of elder law in New York State, covering areas such as Medicaid, long-term care insurance, powers of attorney and health care proxies. Part Two, written by Jessica R. Amelar, Esq., gives the attorney a step-by-step overview of the drafting of a will, from the initial client interview to the will execution.

This practice guide provides an extensive overview to the practice of elder law, special needs planning and will drafting for attorneys entering this field. Health care proxies and related documents, conflicts of interest and ethical considerations, guardianships under MHL Article 81, and Medicaid law, estate and gift tax statutes, and trusts, long-term care insurance, and basic will provisions are all considered. Includes sample letters, forms and checklists.

Start Date:
  • November 28, 2023
Start Time:
  • 2:00 PM
End Time:
  • 3:15 PM
Skills Credit(s):
  • 1.5
Total Credit(s):
  • 1.5
  • Virtual Participation
  • Webinar
Product Code:
  • 0NK51
Section Member Price: $195.00
NYSBA Member Price: $225.00 Join (or renew) for special member pricing
Non-Member Price: $395.00
Sponsoring Committee Group
  • Elder Law & Special Needs Section
  • Committee on Continuing Legal Education