Elder Law Section
The committee reviews pending legislation and keeps its members appraised of changes in the laws. The goal is to provide practitioners with knowledge about elder clients and their legal concerns, and to educate the broader community. Members meet regularly each month, frequently hosting a speaker in a substantive area of this evolving field, providing CLE credits to its members. Topics include guardianship, conservatorship, Medicaid estate planning, health care, powers of attorney, advance medical directives, nursing home patient's rights, and elder abuse and exploitation. Many members of the committee are also active in the Trust & Estate Section in areas of mutual interest. The committee is responsible for The CBA Elder Law Handbook, and furnishes its members with articles and new information.
The 2014/2015 CBA Section Co-Chairs: Shari Caton and Lori Hulbert
Please contact either of the co-chairs with any requests to represent the CBA Elder Law section to outside groups.
Probate Court Standards:
DOJ Elder Justice Website: Resources for victims and families, prosecutors, researchers and elder abuse practitioners