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Wispact Update 2016

Product ID: CA2411D
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

All the essential updates in one place

Join Wispact, the Elder Law Section, and State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE® for our annual program covering key developments involving elderly and disabled persons receiving medical assistance and other entitlement benefits.

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All the essential updates in one place

Join Wispact, the Elder Law Section, and State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE® for our annual program covering key developments involving elderly and disabled persons receiving medical assistance and other entitlement benefits.

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Neal A. Winston is the principal of Winston Law Group, LLC, a law firm specializing in special needs counseling, estate and disability planning, probate, guardianships and conservatorships, and estate and trust administration. He also serves as a professional trustee for special needs trusts.

In 1975, Winston wrote the first edition of the Social Security Manual for the Community Worker. Additionally, he is active in legislative and public policy issues affecting disabled and elder citizens on a state and federal level, and is currently representing the Special Needs Alliance on the advocacy group that meets with the Social Security Administration to review Supplemental Security Income special needs trust policy.

He is a graduate of Utica College of Syracuse University and received his juris doctor degree at Suffolk University Law School.

Lawrence A. Frolik is one of the founders of the field of elder law. He serves as a professor of law at the University of Pittsburgh and as a visiting professor at the University of Miami Law School’s LL.M Program in Estate Planning.

Frolik is the author, co-author, or editor of over a dozen books. He is the co-author of the first casebook on the legal problems of the elderly – Elder Law: Cases and Materials (5th ed. LexisNexis, 2011).

He has been honored by being named to the Council of Advanced Practitioners of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys and in 1995 was a Congressional appointed delegate to the White House Conference on Aging.

  • Get overviews of the latest cases involving Special Needs Trusts
  • Understand the relationship between the Social Security Administration and Special Needs Trusts
  • Hear updates on the ABLE Act and Medicare crisis planning
  • Find out why trust protectors are gaining popularity
  • Explore the challenges of funding unique assets into a WisPACT Trust
  • Elder law attorneys
  • Adult and minor guardians at litem
  • Probate lawyers
  • Family law attorneys
  • Social Security lawyers
  • General practitioners

What is Wispact?

Wisconsin Pooled & Community Trusts, Inc. (WisPACT) provides for the special needs of persons with disabilities without endangering their eligibility for public benefits or placement on waiting lists. These benefits include entitlement programs such as Supplemental Security Income, Medical Assistance, Social Security Disability Insurance, and Medicare. The benefits also include home and community-based services, such as the Community Integration, Options, and Support Programs. Wispact, Inc., a Wisconsin nonprofit corporation, establishes and manages the trusts.

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