242 ABA Journal articles on Elder Law.
Dec 1, 2017 12:30 AM CST
An Omaha, Nebraska, lawyer has received a one-year suspension for claiming in guardianship reports that he was checking on an incapacitated adult who, it turned out, had moved out of…
Nov 9, 2017 7:00 AM CST
Oct 10, 2017 7:45 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday accepted and consolidated three cases that consider whether pension plans operated by church-affiliated groups are subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
Dec 5, 2016 8:30 AM CST
The implementation of a new rule prohibiting federal funds for nursing homes that enter binding arbitration agreements with residents has been blocked by a U.S. district court judge, who found…
Nov 7, 2016 4:20 PM CST
A new rule that bars nursing homes that receive federal funds from forcing disputes into arbitration is likely to be challenged, according to lawyers involved in litigation over patient care.…
Oct 3, 2016 7:50 AM CDT
Untangling bad legal advice, especially when it’s given by someone who isn’t a lawyer, is a difficult task, particularly if the faulty information comes from a person the client trusts, such as a social worker.
Oct 1, 2016 2:20 AM CDT
The Kentucky Supreme Court on Friday considered whether any elderly man who has been declared incompetent can divorce the woman who is serving as his guardian.
The lawyer for Elmer…
Aug 22, 2016 8:45 AM CDTrecently honored by the American Society of Business Publication Editors.
Aug 1, 2016 4:25 AM CDT
Aug 1, 2016 4:20 AM CDT
The federal government announced $2 million in grants for elder crime victims on Tuesday, as part of a broader $50 million initiative by the Obama administration, private companies and foundations…
Jun 15, 2016 10:35 AM CDT
Jun 1, 2016 12:50 AM CDT
A lawyer hired by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada to represent clients facing guardianship proceedings says she has found evidence of overbilling by guardians.
Lawyer Christine Miller was…
May 25, 2016 12:35 PM CDT
Nursing homes are increasingly ousting residents, often expelling patients who are considered undesirable because they require more care or because their families complain more often, according to elder advocates.
May 10, 2016 6:15 AM CDT
A 68-year-old man who applied to 11 law schools over the past few years has filed an age-bias suit against the single school that rejected him: the UConn School of…
Apr 14, 2016 7:18 AM CDT