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California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform Presents

Summer 2017 Attorney Online Training Series

All webinars will be held Wednesdays from 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm 

1.5 MCLE credits available per session (6 MCLE credits total for all four)

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All webinars will be held Wednesdays, from 12:00 to 1:30 pm

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 

An Introduction to Trusts and Medi Cal Planning in the Wake of Recovery Reform 

This program is an entry-level introduction to trusts as seen by the Medi Cal program, designed to help the practitioner identify types of trusts and know how the State views them regarding Medi Cal eligibility. The program will provide pointers on how to plan with trusts and how the new recovery law treats trusts and other planning devices.

Presenter: Peter S. Stern is a private practitioner in Palo Alto, California. He holds a law degree from Stanford Law School and has served on the State Bar's Trusts and Estates executive committee and the California Judicial Council Advisory Committee on Probate and Mental Health.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

ABLE Accounts - Enabling Special Needs Clients to Succeed  

This webinar will begin with ABLE Accounts basics, including an in-depth focus on using ABLE accounts in your practice for special needs clients with disabilities; enabling them to work, save and live independently without losing access to Medicaid and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

Presenter: Steven W. Dale, Esq., Pacheco, CA 

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 

The Amazing Advocacy Opportunities in Assisted Living   

This webinar will open with a brief introduction to Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (definitions, regulations, enforcement) and then move on to resident rights, staffing, admission agreements, and other hot topics. The second half will focus on civil litigation options and case talk.

Presenters: Tony Chicotel, CANHR Staff Attorney, and Tom Andrews, Law Offices of Tom Andrews in Redding, CA 


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 12:00-1:30  

Voices from Washington DC   

This webinar will discuss how the new and proposed Federal laws will affect your elder law practice and your clients. The discussion will include the revised nursing home regulations, HR 1215 tort reform, the new threats to Medicaid and VA Aid & Attendance.

Presenters: Bill Benson, Managing Partner at Health Benefits ABCs, David Goldfarb SR. Public Policy Manager at National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys 


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Price: $75 each session. Sign up for all four for $300. 
CANHR Legal Information Network Subscribers receive a 10% discount - subscription must be current

MCLE Credits

All sessions are scheduled from 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm and are certified for 1.5 hour of MCLE credits.


All registered attendees will receive a confirmation email from Go To Webinar after registration with detailed instructions for how to join the webinar. In addition, CANHR will send a reminder email the day before the webinar. Please email or 415-974-5171 for more information or questions.