Happy New Year to clients, supporters, friends and readers. To celebrate the new year, we’ve ranked our most popular blog posts and website articles from this past year. For blog posts, the original post date is included after each hyperlinked title. Check out the list to see this year’s highlights and tell us what you’d.. read more →

Listed below are the posts on the Law Office of Donald D. Vanarelli Blog with the highest readership in 2012. Certain “Blue Water” Navy Vietnam Veterans Now Eligible For Agent Orange Presumptive Service-Connected Compensation Benefits Top 10 Veterans Service-Connected Disability Compensation Benefit Cases Decided By The Federal Circuit Top Ten New Jersey Elder and Disability.. read more →

Listed below is the most popular content on the Vanarelli Law Office blog and website in January 2012. Medicaid Eligibility And The Pickle Amendment. Originally published on March 30, 2010. Certain “Blue Water” Navy Vietnam Veterans Now Eligible For Agent Orange Presumptive Service-Connected Compensation Benefits. Originally published on January 23, 2010. Will Contests, Probate Litigation.. read more →

Listed below are the blog posts, articles and other content from the Law Office of Donald D. Vanarelli website and blog with the highest readership in 2011. Certain “Blue Water” Navy Vietnam Veterans Now Eligible For Agent Orange Presumptive Service-Connected Compensation Benefits Summary Of Changes To The Estate And Gift Tax Laws In 2011 And.. read more →

Below I’ve listed the most popular posts on the Vanarelli Law Office blog in November 2011. NJ Appellate Court Rules That Awarding Attorneys Fees To The Wrongdoer In An Undue Influence Case Is An “Abuse Of Discretion” Issues From Recently Filed Claims For VA Pension Benefits Does The VA Consider Assets Transferred To A Special.. read more →

Below I’ve listed the most popular content on the Vanarelli Law Office blog and website in October 2011. Assignment Of Income Streams To Special Needs Trusts The Top Ten Lessons Steve Jobs Can Teach Us Assessing the Need for Guardianship Medicaid Eligibility And The Pickle Amendment Financial Exploitation of The Elderly: Impact on Medicaid Eligibility.. read more →

Below I’ve listed the most popular content on the Vanarelli Law Office blog and website in September 2011. Certain “Blue Water” Navy Vietnam Veterans Now Eligible For Agent Orange Presumptive Service-Connected Compensation Benefits Summary Of Changes To The Estate And Gift Tax Laws In 2011 And 2012 Resulting From Enactment Of The “Tax Relief, Unemployment.. read more →

Below I’ve listed the top 6 articles on the Vanarelli Law Office Blog and Website in August 2011. Mediator Malpractice In New Jersey Disqualifying Opposing Counsel In A Lawsuit Involving Abuse Of A Power of Attorney The Legitimate Use of Personal Services Contracts in Long-Term Care Planning Medicaid Liens and Estate Recovery in New Jersey.. read more →

Below I’ve listed the top 5 articles on the Vanarelli Law Office Blog in July 2011. Apparently, there were alot of visitors to the blog last month interested in reading about veterans benefits. New VA Fiduciary Internet Site. VA Compensation Claims and the “Medical Nexus” Requirement. The Basics of VA Pension Benefits. Top 10 Veterans Service-Connected.. read more →

Below I’ve listed the most popular articles posted to the Vanarelli Law Office Blog based upon pageviews in June 2011. The original post date is included after each hyperlinked title. Top Ten (10) New Jersey Probate Litigation / Will Contest Cases in 2010. January 2nd, 2011 New Jersey Veterans Memorial Homes. May 17th, 2010 A.. read more →

Below I’ve listed the most popular articles posted to the Vanarelli Law Office Blog based upon pageviews in May 2011. The original post date, along with a short summary of the content of each post, are included after each hyperlinked title. Certain “Blue Water” Navy Vietnam Veterans Now Eligible For Agent Orange Presumptive Service-Connected Compensation.. read more →

    Here are my selections for the top ten (10) New Jersey cases involving Special Needs Trusts / Disability Planning decided in 2009 and 2010. For those cases I previously blogged about,  a link to the blog post as well as the case is included below. (1)     Special Needs Trust Can Be Established Only.. read more →

Listed below are the blog posts, articles and other content from the Law Office of Donald D. Vanarelli website with the highest readership in 2010. For blog posts, the original post date is included after each hyperlinked title. Gift Tax Annual Exclusion Amount Unchanged In 2010 – October 31, 2009 “Blue Water” Navy Vietnam Veterans.. read more →

(The 13th Annual Elder and Disability Law Symposium was held on September 29, 2010 at the New Jersey Law Center, in New Brunswick, NJ. This year I was asked to give the case law update at the opening session, summarizing the most significant legal developments over the past year in the areas of elder and.. read more →

It’s a little late, but here it is anyway. What? My review of last month’s most popular articles on the Vanarelli Law Office Blog and Website, of course. The original post date and a short summary of each article are included after each hyperlinked title. Gift Tax Annual Exclusion Amount Unchanged In 2010 – October.. read more →

In case you missed them, here are the most popular articles posted last week on the Vanarelli Law Office Blog: Tweeting The ABA TechShow – March 28, 2010. Here, I presented a collection of tweets posted on Twitter by some of the speakers and attendees at the recent ABA Techshow, a legal technology conference held.. read more →

It’s the end of the month. Time for a review of March’s most popular articles posted to the Vanarelli Law Office Blog. The original post date, along with a short summary of the content of each post, are included after each hyperlinked title. Tweeting The ABA TechShow – March 28, 2010. Here, I presented a.. read more →

In case you missed them, here are last week’s most popular articles on the Vanarelli Law Office Blog: What Does A Court Mean When Litigants Are Ordered To “Mediate In Good Faith?” – This post discusses two recent non-NJ courts who have taken a look at what constitutes “good faith” when parties involved in a.. read more →

In case you missed them, here are last week’s most popular articles posted to the Vanarelli Law Office Blog: 200,000 Veterans Expected to File Agent Orange Claims Over Next Two Years – Veterans who served in Vietnam during the war and who have one of the illnesses covered by the “presumption of service connection” don’t.. read more →

Time for a review of February’s most popular articles posted to the Vanarelli Law Office Blog. The original post date, along with a short summary of the content of each post, are included after each hyperlinked title. New Tax Basis Rules In Estate And Elder Law Planning – January 14, 2010. This post briefly summarizes.. read more →

Time for our regular review of last week’s most popular articles posted to the Vanarelli Law Office Blog. The original post date, along with a short summary of the content of each post, are included after each hyperlinked title. Federal Estate Tax Repealed, But “Carryover Basis” Rules Instituted, In 2010 – January 27, 2010. Here,.. read more →

In case you missed any of them, here are our most popular blog posts from last week. The original post date, along with a short summary of the content of each post, are included after each hyperlinked title. Federal Estate Tax Repealed, But “Carryover Basis” Rules Instituted, In 2010 – January 27, 2010. Here, the.. read more →

In case you missed any of them, here are our most popular blog posts from last week. The original post date, along with a short summary of the content of each post, are included after each hyperlinked title. Gift Tax Annual Exclusion Amount Unchanged In 2010 – October 31, 2009. The subject of this post.. read more →

Here are our top 5 most popular posts in January. The original post date, along with a short summary of the content of each post, are included after each hyperlinked title. Gift Tax Annual Exclusion Amount Unchanged In 2010 – October 31, 2009. The subject of this post was quite simple: The gift tax annual.. read more →

Although I’ve been blogging since April 2008, December 2009 marked the end of my first calendar year of blogging. It’s now time for a status review of “my blogging year, 2009.” My website and blog have had 188,329 visitors since January 1, 2009 according to Webalizer, for an average of about 516 visits per day… read more →