Elder Law

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Cengage Learning, Aug 19, 2008 - Law - 384 pages
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Elder Law is designed to introduce the realities of a modern elder law practice in serving the needs of America's growing elderly population. Comprehensive coverage of the wide array of overlapping legal topics and challenges facing elder law legal professionals today is coupled with practical assignments that focus on real world insights. Well-organized, and easy-to-read, the material appeals to a wide audience with or without a legal background.
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Contents

The Elder Law Practice
1
Life Planning Drafting a Last Will and Testament
25
Life Planning Advance Directives for Health Care Euthanasia and PhysicianAssisted Suicide ...
65
The Guardianship and Conservatorship Process
97
Estate Planning Trusts
130
Cohabitation Marriage and Divorce
157
Financial Planning
193
Housing Options
246
Age Discrimination
270
Elder Abuse
288
Grandparenting Issues
306
Legal Aspects of Funeral Planning
325
Index
355
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Nancy R. Gallo, J.D. is a frequent presenter at the American Association for Paralegal Education national and regional conferences and was a member of AAfPE's Family Law Syllabus Task Force (2003). Professor Gallo is the author of the textbook, Introduction to Family Law (2004). A member of the American Bar Association Family Law Section and the New Jersey Bar Elder Law Section, the author is a frequent public speaker and has volunteered as an Early Settlement Panel member for the Sussex County Superior Court, Newton, New Jersey. A cum laude graduate of William Paterson University, the author attended Nova Southeastern University and was a recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities funded grant for the study Paul Robeson, 20th Century Humanist and Lawyer. The author is a full professor and the Legal Studies Programs coordinator at Sussex County Community College, Newton, New Jersey.

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