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.

  1. Gift Tax Annual Exclusion Amount Unchanged In 2010 – October 31, 2009
  2. “Blue Water” Navy Vietnam Veterans Now Eligible For Agent Orange Presumptive Service-Connected Compensation Benefits – January 23, 2010
  3. Recent Case Provides Latest Description Of The VA’s Duty To Assist Veteran In Obtaining Evidence To Support A Claim For Benefits – December 9, 2010
  4. Will Contests, Probate Litigation and Elder Abuse Actions
  5. Federal Estate Tax Repealed, But “Carryover Basis” Rules Instituted, In 2010 – January 27, 2010
  6. New Statutory Short Form Power Of Attorney And New Major Gifts Rider Form Now Available For New York State – August 21, 2009
  7. Article Medicaid Liens and Estate Recovery in New Jersey
  8. Nursing Home Law and Litigation
  9. VA Compensation and Pension Benefits: Overview of VA Benefits
  10. VA Compensation Claims and the “Medical Nexus” Requirement – April 23, 2009
  11. Medicaid Applications and Medicaid Appeals
  12. Article Insolvent Estates and Related Issues
  13. Medicaid Eligibility Denied Based Upon A Home Transfer To A “Caregiver Child” Who Was Employed Full-Time – December 15, 2009
  14. Recent Case Provides Latest Description Of The VA’s Duty To Assist Veteran In Obtaining Evidence To Support A Claim For Benefits – December 9, 2010
  15. New Tax Basis Rules In Estate And Elder Law Planning – January 14, 2010
  16. NJ Appellate Court Rules That Awarding Attorneys Fees To The Wrongdoer In An Undue Influence Case Is An “Abuse Of Discretion” – January 28, 2010
  17. Special Needs Trusts and Disability Planning
  18. Summary Of Changes To The Estate And Gift Tax Laws In 2011 And 2012 Resulting From Enactment Of The “Tax Relief,Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010” – December 12, 2010
  19. Estate Planning and Administration
  20. New Jersey Superior Court Judge Rules In Favor Of Alleged Incapacitated Person In Contested Guardianship Lawsuit, Dismissing Complaint Filed By Adult Child – July 19, 2010
  21. Superior Court Judge in Monmouth County Authorizes The Establishment Of Third Party Special Needs Trusts Within An Intestate Estate – August 7, 2009. This blog post was UPDATED on November 20, 2009.
  22. Article – Alimony and the Institutionalized Spouse: Consenting to Alimony Reduction May Jeopardize Medicaid Eligibility
  23. Article – Financial Exploitation of The Elderly: Impact on Medicaid Eligibility
  24. Top 10 Veterans Service-Connected Disability Compensation Benefit Cases Decided By The Federal Circuit In 2009 – 2010 – November 29, 2010
  25. Social Security Disability Appeals