Elder Law Blog
Answer: Elder law is a specialized area of legal practice that focuses on the unique needs and challenges faced by older adults and their families. It encompasses a wide range of legal issues, including estate planning, long-term care planning, guardianship and conservatorship, Medicare and Medicaid, and elder abuse and neglect. It is important because it helps older adults and their families navigate complex legal issues and ensure that their rights and interests are protected.
Law Firm Internship at Reed Wilson Case

8 Things I Learned at My Law Firm Internship

Let me tell you about my Law Firm internship, the summer before I started my legal education journey. I decided that I wanted to further gain knowledge and understanding from a real-world professional. While I had little experience in the legal field, I was able to connect with Attorney Joan Reed Wilson, of Reed Wilson…

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Hartford Insurance Hartford, CT

Why Is Insurance Important for Estate Planning?

Insurance can play a crucial role in estate planning by providing a source of funds to pay for estate taxes, debts, and other expenses. It can also help ensure that your loved ones are financially protected in the event of your unexpected death. Additionally, certain types of insurance, such as life insurance, can be used…

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what is CSPA and how it effects Medicaid

What is CSPA and Why Is It Important For Medicaid?

Is the CSPA Connecticut’s Chapter of the ASPCA? Not exactly. So what is the CSPA and why am I writing about it anyway? CSPA stands for the Community Spouse Protected Amount and the reason my blog focuses on it this month is because the minimum CSPA in Connecticut has been increased to $50,000 effective July…

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Joan Reed Wilson on task force protecting seniors

Elder Law Attorney Joan Wilson Is President of CT NAELA

Please join us in congratulations our managing partner, Joan Reed Wilson, who was elected to serve as the President of the CT Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (“NAELA”) for 2023-2024. Attorney Wilson joined NAELA in 2005 and most recently served as Vice President from 2019-2021 and President-elect and the Chairperson of…

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