Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at 4:00 PM EST
(approximately 2 hours, depending on Q & A)
Learn to Utilize Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, Veterans Benefits,
and Long-Term Care Insurance to Protect Your Family from Catastrophic
Long-Term Care Expenses and Nursing Home Costs.
Attorneys Donald D. Vanarelli, Esq. Chen Li, Esq., and Matthew J. Nolfo, Esq., who are all admitted in both New Jersey and New York, will present at the live Webinar.
New York and New Jersey may be connected by bridges and tunnels, but for Medicaid purposes they are worlds apart. Learn the differences between the two states’ Medicaid programs, including home care services, asset protection options and more for your loved ones in the neighboring state.
- About care options and typical costs of care in New York and New Jersey in various settings.
- How to qualify for government sources for payment of long-term care costs, including valuable Medicaid and Veterans benefits in both states.
- About various legal strategies that will SUCCESSFULLY protect your assets for your children and loved ones from medical bills and nursing home expenses.
- About the most important estate planning documents, and find out whether your estate documents authorize asset protection planning.
- Why a Last Will and Testament is insufficient for most people, and why a Trust is a good option for almost everyone.
Webinar Will Be Followed By A Question and Answer Session
Donald D. Vanarelli is a Certified Elder Law Attorney. Don is also a Recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the New Jersey State Bar Association, Elder and Disability Law Section. The Lifetime Achievement Award, the Elder and Disability Law Section’s highest honor, is bestowed on an attorney with an established history of distinguished service who has made significant contributions in the field of elder and disability law throughout his or her career. The Lifetime Achievement Award, awarded in 2015, recognized Mr. Vanarelli’s advocacy in elder and disability law, including a number of precedent-setting legal victories in the New Jersey Supreme Court and federal litigation which advanced the rights of seniors and persons with disabilities.
Chen Li has been an attorney since 2002, admitted to practice law in New Jersey and New York. Chen earned a B.A. from Queens College, City University of New York. She obtained her J.D. from St. John’s University. Chen is also a certified public accountant. Before becoming an attorney, she worked for Ernst and Young, LLP and Dreyfus Realty Advisors, Inc. After law school, Chen worked as an attorney in law firms with concentration on elder law, estate planning and estate administration. Chen joined the firm in 2007.
Matthew J. Nolfo is the founding partner of Matthew J. Nolfo & Associates, with offices in New York and New Jersey. Matt practices in the areas of Estate Planning and Elder Law and works with clients on their estate planning needs, assists clients with the institutional and community Medicaid process, and advocates on behalf of clients whose loved ones are in need of guardianship. Matt is an active member of the New Jersey and New York State Bar Associations, and he also served as a Chair of the Elder Law and Special Needs Section of the New York State Bar Association and the NYC Bar Association.
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For additional information regarding long-term care planning, Medicaid eligibility, elder law, estate planning or any of our other legal services, please contact Vanarelli & Li, LLC at 908-232-7400, or visit us online at https://VanarelliLaw.com/.
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About Donald D. Vanarelli
Donald D. Vanarelli is a Certified Elder Law Attorney, Certified by the National Elder Law Foundation, an ABA-certifying organization. Mr. Vanarelli is also an Accredited Veterans Attorney, an Accredited Professional Mediator and a Past Chair of the Elder and Disability Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. He has successfully litigated cases in New Jersey’s Supreme Court and in federal court. Don represents seniors and disabled persons 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.
Don is actively involved in trial advocacy on behalf of elderly and disabled citizens. Don was lead counsel representing the plaintiff in a seminal estate planning / guardianship / Medicaid planning case entitled In re Keri, 181 N.J. 50 (2004), in which the New Jersey Supreme Court, for the first time, permitted guardians to engage in public benefits planning to obtain Medicaid eligibility for their wards. Don also represented the plaintiff in a pivotal case entitled Saccone v. Police and Firemen’s Retirement System, 219 N.J. 369 (2014) in which the New Jersey Supreme Court, for the first time, permitted a special needs trust to be designated as the beneficiary of a state pension. Don was also co-counsel representing the plaintiff in Galletta v. Velez, Civil No. 13-532 (D.N.J. June 3, 2014) in which a federal court ruled, for the first time, that a pension from the Department of Veterans Affairs is not countable as income in determining Medicaid eligibility.
About Chen Li
Chen Li is the managing partner of Vanarelli & Li, LLC. She brings 20 years of legal experience in the areas of Medicaid and public benefits planning, special needs and disability planning, and estate planning and administration. She has been an attorney since 2002, admitted to practice law in New Jersey and New York. Chen earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Queens College, City University of New York. She obtained her J.D. from St. John’s University. Chen is also a Certified Public Accountant. Before becoming an attorney, she worked for Ernst and Young, LLP and Dreyfus Realty Advisors, Inc. After law school, Chen worked as an attorney in law firms with a concentration in elder law, estate planning and estate administration. Chen joined the firm in 2007, and was named a Rising Star of the New Jersey “Super Lawyer” list. She became the managing partner in 2022.
About Vanarelli & Li, LLC
The Law Office of Vanarelli & Li, LLC, located in Westfield, New Jersey, 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. Call 908-232-7400 or e-mail Info@VanarelliLaw.com for an appointment.
About Matthew J. Nolfo
Matt is the founding partner of Matthew J. Nolfo & Associates. He practices in the areas of Estate Planning and Elder Law and works with clients on their estate planning needs, assists clients with the institutional and community Medicaid process, and advocates on behalf of clients whose loved ones are in need of guardianship.
Matt began his career as a litigator and maintains a litigation practice involving contested guardianship and estate matters.
Over the course of his career, Matt has held a number of prestigious positions. He has served as Chair of the Committee on the Problems of the Aging at the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. He is a noted speaker on Estate Planning and Elder Law and has chaired and lectured on his practice areas at various symposiums including: the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the New York State Bar Association, the New York County Lawyers’ Association, the Jewish Lawyers Guild, the Metropolitan Women’s Bar Association, the Columbian Lawyers Association, the Suffolk County Bar Association, the National Kidney Foundation, the Archdiocese of New York and The Practicing Law Institute, as well as various other civic and community organizations. He is a past president of his local Rotary International Club and served as an adjunct professor at New York University’s School of Continuing Education and Professional Studies, where he taught courses in Estate Planning and Asset Protection Planning.
Matt has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal and has appeared on NBC News and CBS News to share his perspective on Estate Planning and Elder Law issues. He is an active member of the New Jersey and New York State Bar Associations and also serves as a member of the Executive Board of the Elder Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, where he has co-chaired the legislation committee.
About Matthew J. Nolfo & Associates
Matthew J. Nolfo & Associates is an Estate Planning and Elder Law firm with offices in New York and New Jersey. The law firm assists individuals and families with all of their planning needs.Call (212) 286-9499 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org an appointment.
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