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Original Program: October 10, 2019

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The 2019 Basics of Elder and Special Needs Law program offers a foundational knowledge base for building an elder and special needs law practice.

This year’s program provides practical guidance for planning, qualifying and applying for Medicaid.

In addition, attendees gain better understanding of strategies for planning for children with special needs and also obtain the following benefits:

  • Find out how and where to locate relevant statutes, rules and regulations, and resources for public benefits planning.
  • Learn about common considerations in obtaining and administering guardianships.
  • Gain increased knowledge of Medicare and Social Security benefits.
  • Hear from the Department of Social Services how Medicaid applications are processed and determinations are made.

Planned by the NCBA Elder & Special Needs Law Section

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  • Ethical Issues that Arise in Representation | Manus
  • Planning for Children with Special Needs | Vaughan
  • Medicare and Social Security Benefits | Coble
  • FAQs of Elder Law, Locating Resources and Other Elder Law Questions You May be Too Afraid to Ask | Ferri and Rodberg
  • Introduction to Medicaid Eligibility and Planning Techniques | Lawler
  • Preparing and Submitting Medicaid Applications | Smith
  • A View of the Medicaid Application from the Perspective of a DSS Caseworker | Herko
  • Guardianships: From Start to Finish | Garlock
Product Information
Date Presented:
October 10, 2019 8:15 AM Eastern
9 hours, 5 minutes
2019 Basics of Elder and Special Needs Law
TUITION RATE. Early and Membership discounts automatically apply at checkout. 

Register early and SAVE 10%!  

Standard: $410 / $370 Early
NCBA Member: $340 / $305 Early
NCBA Elder & Special Needs Law Section Member: $315 / $285 Early
CLE Premier Pass: $0

Discounts are available for NCBA members who are students, law professors, judges or legal services/public interest attorneys. Call CLE at 800.228.3402 for details.

VIDEO REPLAYS. The agenda may not include certain breakouts/tracks shown at the original program.  

Wilmington | Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Landfall Executive Suites
1213 Culbreth Drive Driving Directions | 910.256.1900 | Culbreth Room  
Registration: 8:45am | Program: 9:00am-5:00pm 
#875WLM | Early December 31

Speaker Information
Warren W Coble   [ view bio ]
Casey N Ferri   [ view bio ]
Kara O Gansmann   [ view bio ]
Victor C Garlock   [ view bio ]
Tami Herko   [ view bio ]
Brian T Lawler   [ view bio ]
Roger T Manus   [ view bio ]
Kathleen Rose Rodberg   [ view bio ]
Aimee L Smith   [ view bio ]
Hannah B Vaughan   [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
NC State Bar
Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) and Certified Paralegal Education (CPE) (Total): 7.50
Elder Law Specialization : 7.50
General: 6.50
Ethics/Professional Responsibility: 1.00
CLE Premier Pass
This seminar is no longer available for purchase.