Donald Vanarelli – Law Office of Donald D. Vanarelli

Financial Exploitation of the Elderly: Impact on Medicaid Eligibility

My paper on the impact which financial exploitation of an elderly person has on the elderu2019s eligibility for Medicaid benefits was published in the Journal of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (u201dNAELA…more

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In The Matter Of The Trusts To Be...

Order

On July 10, 2009, Judge Patricia Del Bueno Cleary, a Superior Court Judge in Monmouth County, NJ, entered an Order authorizing the Administrator of an intestate estate to establish two Supplemental Benefits Trusts within an…more

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G.L. v. Division of Medical Assistance...

Decision and Order

In this case, the applicant’s Medicaid eligibility plan involved making a loan to a relative. The borrowing relative signed a promissory note agreeing to repay the note in monthly installments, including interest. The note and…more

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Protection of Legal Rights:...

Article Adapted From A Memorandum Of Law

Residents of nursing homes, assisted living facilities and continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) in New Jersey are provided with statutory protections under both federal and New Jersey state law. This article, adapted…more

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In The Matter Of The Estate Of Leonard...

Order

In the Matter of the Estate of Leonard Manko - Order Authorizing Reformation of Testamentary Trust. This Order amended the existing testamentary trust in the will of Leonard Manko to establish a testamentary Supplemental…more

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In re Keri

New Jersey Supreme Court Decision

Donald D. Vanarelli, Esq. represented the plaintiff in a seminal estate planning/guardianship case entitled In re Keri, 181 N.J. 50 (2004). In Keri, an adult child sought guardianship of his mother and her estate and proposed…more

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In re Keri

Petition For Certification On Behalf Of Petitioner, Richard Keri

This is the brief we filed in support of a petition for certification to the New Jersey Supreme Court in the In re Keri case. The case was accepted by the Supreme Court and the Court ultimately ruled in our favor, ruling, for…more

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