Attorney Kienitz was quoted in a recent article in the NAELA News magazine, a publication of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. The article discusses possible changes to the MaineCare rules which would negatively impact seniors and NAELA’s advocacy.
Hosted by Maine Senior Guide, the expo will feature music and antique appraisals, 35 exhibitors and the Speaker’s Gallery. Attorney Kathleen Kienitz leads a hands-on workshop on advanced directives. Participants will leave with a witnessed advanced directive.
Kathleen Kienitz will be a presenter at the Elder Law & Estate Planning Institute to be held at the Augusta Civic Center, May 5-6, which will be featuring nationally known expert on retirement benefits, Natalie Choate. Ms. Kienitz’s topic will be on the use of Supplemental Needs Trusts in planning for people receiving disability benefits.
Elder Law Offices of Kathleen Kienitz will have a booth at the upcoming Aging Well Living Well event at Sunday River in October 2017 , sponsored by Seniors Plus. They will be handing out a lot of valuable information relevant to elder law and estate planning as well as other goodies. Stay tuned for more details as the date approached.
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Be sure to check out the November/December issue of the NAELA (National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys) News which features an article by Kathleen Kienitz about her visit to Haifa University in Israel to meet with Professor Issy Doron, a pioneer in the field of elder law in Israel.
“There is a lot of confusion about the workings of wills and the probate process. A common misconception is that if you have a will, your estate won’t have to be probated, when in fact, a will is the legal instrument to guide the probate process.”