David Goldfarb, Esq presents: Elder Law & Power of Attorney Update
New Developments in Elder Law: Including Medicaid eligibility, Managed Long Term Care, Home Care, Third Party Liability. Changes in Medicare Supplemental (Medigap) Insurance. New Social Security Administration rules on attorney fees when advising SSI recipients or preparing Supplemental Needs Trusts. New Developments regarding Powers of Attorney: Case law on validity of POA’s that don’t contain “exact wording.”
When is a Statutory Gifts Rider (SGR) required? Can trusts be created or funded without an SGR? What is in the new proposed POA legislation passed by the NYS Assembly?
- Update on Medicaid including new developments in eligibility, home care, third party liability.
- Changes in Medicare Supplemental (Medigap) Insurance for 2020.
- New Social Security Administration rules on attorney fees and Supplemental Needs Trusts.
- New Case law regarding Powers of Attorney.
- Pending Legislation regarding Powers of Attorney.
David Goldfarb, Esq. is the managing partner of the law firm of Goldfarb Abrandt Salzman & Kutzin LLP. He is the co-author of the legal treatise New York Elder Law (Lexis-Matthew Bender, 1999-2019). He is listed in New York Super Lawyers since 2008. He has been included in The Best Lawyers in America in the specialty of Elder Law since 2010 and named Best Lawyers’ 2014 and 2018 New York City Elder Law “Lawyer of the Year.” He has achieved the highest rating (AV) in Martindale-Hubbell.
David is also active in the New York State Bar Association and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. He is past Chair of the Elder Law & Special Needs Section of the New York State Bar Association. He has written extensively on civic and legal issues including two op-eds in the New York Times. He was featured in 2003 in a “Public Lives” column in the New York Times. Articles authored: