Elder Law and Legal Planning

CRN: 
9999
Course Dates: 
6 weeks: January 12, 19, 26 February 2, 9, 16, 2018
Times: 
Fridays, 9-11 a.m.
Instructor(s): 
Nicki Applefield
Course Catalogs: 
2018 Winter

In an overview of important elder law issues, we will review vital estate planning legal documents and medical advance directives and will discuss topics like long-term care, Medicare, Medicaid, veteran's benefits, incompetency and guardianships, retirement income tax planning, and elder abuse and financial exploitation. Guest speakers will provide additional expertise.

Course Outline

After working as a public benefits paralegal for Legal Aid in Asheville, Nicki Applefield (nla@psrmlaw.com) attended West Virginia College of Law and pursued a career in elder and special needs law. Licensed to practice in North Carolina and South Carolina, Nicki focuses on estates and trusts, guardianships and public benefits.