2019 Elder Law College

Format/Skill Level: Meeting
Location: Doubletree By Hilton, 690 Route 46 E Fairfield, NJ 07004
Date: December 10, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM ET

Donald D. Vanarelli, Esq. (http://VanarelliLaw.com/) will present at the 2019 Elder Law College given by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education on December 10, 2019 at Doubletree By Hilton, located at 690 Route 46 East, in Fairfield, NJ 07004.

Mr. Vanarelli will provide an overview of the laws governing and litigation strategies often employed in Will Contests, or disputes about the validity of a decedent’s will. Mr. Vanarelli will discuss how to assert claims in will contests, how to defend against such claims and, importantly, how to prevent will contests. For additional information regarding this event, readers may contact the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) at 732-214-8500 or visit their website at http://www.njicle.com/.

For additional information regarding Will Contests, probate litigation, guardianship lawsuits, as well as elder law and estate planning issues, contact Vanarelli & Li, LLC at 908-232-7400, or visit online at http://VanarelliLaw.com/.

Cathyanne A. Pisciotta, Esq.
Pisciotta & Menasha, LLC. North Brunswick
Speakers include:
Jonathan Bressman, Esq.
Law Offices of Jonathan Bressman LLC, Fairfield
John W. Callinan, Esq., CELA
Former Chair, NJSBA Elder & Disability Law Section
Law Offices of John W. Callinan. Wall
Linda S. Ershow-Levenberg, Esq., CELA, CAP
Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg LLC, Clark
Jane M. Fearn-Zimmer, Esq
Flaster Greenberg, PC, Cherry Hill
Matthew J. Lammertse, Esq.
Cecinini Law Group, Bayonne
Lauren S. Marinaro, Esq.
Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg LLC, Clark
Jason E. Marx, Esq.
Connell Foley, Roseland
Carl Ahrens Price, Esq., CELA
Price & Price, LLC, Haddonfield
Donald Vanarelli, Esq., CELA
Former Chair, NJSBA Elder & Disability Law Section
Vanarelli & Li, LLC, Westfield
 About The Program:

This popular annual program will introduce you to Elder Law and the various topics it entails. All new for 2019, the program will provide you with the latest on Medicaid Planning and Eligibility, how to handle Administrative Law Hearings, Will Contests, (including how to avoid them), Special Needs Trusts, and other unique issues like Ejectment Proceedings involving the Elderly.

As an attendee, you will hear directly from top Elder Law experts as they share time-proven strategies, practical information, and helpful forms that you can immediately put to use in your practice. You’ll also have the opportunity to ask these experts whatever it is you want to know. Get the most essential information and equip yourself to confidently handle Elder Law matters in your practice. Don’t miss out!

Program Agenda:
9:00 Ejectment Proceedings and Tenant Issues that Can Arise When Representing the Elderly – Matthew J. Lammertse, Esq.
9:40 Will Contests: Asserting, Defending and Preventing Them – Donald D. Vanarelli, Esq.
10:20 Capacity – A Practical Guide to Planning for Clients with Dementia or Other Cognitive Impairments – Jason E. Marx, Esq.
11:00 Break
11:10 Medicaid Planning Update – John Callinan, Esq.
12:00 Selected Tax and Estate Planning Considerations in Medicaid Planning – Jonathan Bressman, Esq.
12:40 Luncheon
1:40 Special Needs Trust and ABLE Accounts: New Rules and Strategies – Jane Fearn-Zimmer, Esq.
2:20 Medicaid Basics: Pathways to Eligibility – Lauren S. Marinaro, Esq.
3:00 Break
3:10 Tips and Strategies in Handling Administrative Law Hearings – Carl Price, Esq.
3:50 Q & A
4:00 Adjourn


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About Donald D. Vanarelli

Recipient of the Marilyn Askin Lifetime Achievement Award from the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Elder and Disability Law Section, Donald D. Vanarelli is a Certified Elder Law Attorney, and a member of the Council of Advanced Practitioners of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Mr. Vanarelli is also an Accredited Veterans Attorney and an Accredited Professional Mediator. He has successfully litigated cases in New Jersey’s Supreme Court and in federal court. Mr. Vanarelli represents seniors, the disabled and their families in estate planning, financing long-term medical care, nursing home issues, qualifying for Supplemental Security Income, Medicaid and other public benefits, special needs planning, and litigation, including probate, elder abuse and guardianship lawsuits.

About The Law Office of Donald D. Vanarelli

Located in Westfield, New Jersey, the firm provides a broad range of legal services for seniors, the disabled and their families. The law firm guides clients through complex legal areas including public benefits planning, trial advocacy and court procedures, the administrative process, as well as estate and gift tax laws.

Contact: Ginny Morrissey, Vanarelli & Li, LLC, Tel: 908-232-7400, Email: gmorrissey@VanarellilLaw.com

For additional information concerning probate litigation and will contests, visit:

NJ Will Contests and Probate Litigation