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A week at the Bar

Last week my life was devoted to the New York State Bar Association meetings in New York City. The sheer number of attendees was overwhelming, the hours spent in lectures can be grueling, and the time away from the office is a hardship. Was it worth it?  Yes, a resounding YES! Why? First and always, [...]

2018-02-02T20:36:04+00:00

IMPORTANT MEDICARE/MEDICAID NEWS: A NEW YEAR WITHOUT FEDERAL SERVICES

The Lancet, United State of Health Blog, reported yesterday that nearly 41,000 employees at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), including 64 percent of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (the departments that administers both Medicare and federal Medicaid programs), stayed home due to the federal government shut down.  Though a temporary [...]

2018-01-23T21:27:18+00:00

Elder Law for the Non Elder-Law Attorney Part III: What A New York Attorney Needs to Know About New York Guardianship Law

DON’T MISS THIS IMPORTANT CLE! On Monday, December 18th, Mira Weiss, Esq. and Chelsey Gottlieb will guide attendees through the increasingly important and complex topic of guardianship law. Focusing on the fundamentals and life-cycle of guardianship under Article 81 of the Mental Hygiene Law, she will highlight the roles and responsibilities of key players, and [...]

2017-11-30T22:16:07+00:00

Elder Law for the Non Elder Law Attorney Part II

Capacity, Guardianship and Ethics Aging clients!* Capacity Issues !* Guardianships?!* What is an attorney to do?!* On Tuesday July 25, 2017, Mira Weiss, Esq. taught a CLE on the increasingly important and complex issue of client capacity, guardianship and attorney ethical obligations when working with clients with diminished capacity.   Assessment tools will be provided and emerging changes in the [...]

2017-07-26T11:30:08+00:00