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Elder & Disability Law Update – Special Needs Trust Fairness Act – Persons With Disabilities Can Now Establish and Fund Their Own Trusts On December 7, 2016, the U.S. Senate approved the 21st Century Cures Act (H.B. 34) that became law effective December 15, 2016.  Significant to disabled individuals, this legislation includes the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act, which finally […]

As an elder care law firm which places a great emphasis in health care advocacy, our goal is not to work within the existing long-term care system.  Our goal is to work towards changing the long-term care system in this country for the better.  We as society should be doing much more for an increasingly […]

I am pleased to announce that one of our Attorneys, Bryan Adler, attained the designation of Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA).  The National Elder Law Foundation (NELF) certifies attorneys in the area of Elder Law and is the only organization approved by the American Bar Association to offer such a certification. The CELA designation is […]

National Memory Screening Day: November 18th November 18, 2014 is National Memory Screening Day.  This day provides free, confidential memory screenings to individuals concerned about memory loss with the objective of early detection and intervention.  The event encourages Americans to participate by offering screenings at no charge and in convenient locations in communities across the […]

Dear Friend of the Firm: We wish you and your families a happy and healthy New Year.  I would like to take a few moments to reflect on the “year in elder law” and update you on our elder and disability law firm. Some of the highlights from the world of elder law in 2013 […]

  According to South Jersey Biz Best of Biz, “A record-breaking amount of nominations for our third annual Best of Biz contest has resulted in our largest list yet of the top names in South Jersey business.” After the votes were tallied 90 organizations, both readers’ and editors’ picks, in dozens of categories were named […]

A Huge Victory for Medicare Beneficiaries: Removal of the “Improvement Standard”  by Jerold E. Rothkoff           Some of you may have heard me say this before – That “failure to improve” should not be the deciding factor in terminating an individual’s Medicare skilled nursing benefit.  Finally, Federal officials agree with this statement.  Late last week, the Center for […]

Elder Law Firm Name Changed to Rothkoff Law Group             Effective September 1, 2012 our elder and disability law firm has changed our name to “Rothkoff Law Group”. Our new name more accurately represents what our firm has become over the last several years; a comprehensive elder and disability law group where you can consolidate […]

Firm Welcomes Benefits Specialist We are very pleased to welcome to our office Alicia Kagan as a Benefits Specialist. Alicia brings over 20 years of experience working as an advocate for the elderly and disabled. She previously served as the Coordinator for Alternate and Long Term Care at the Camden County Office of Aging and […]

Jerold Rothkoff Named NJ ‘Super Lawyer’ Jerold E. Rothkoff was named a “New Jersey Super Lawyer” for 2012 by a selection process consisting of independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations. He also has been nominated as President-Elect of the NJ Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. A recent appearance by Mr. […]

Welcome Our New Health Insurance Specialist, David Goldwasser Posted by: Jerold E. Rothkoff Posted Date: Saturday, January 14, 2012 15:47 We are very pleased to welcome to our office David Goldwasser as our Health Insurance Specialist.  David brings over ten years of experience in health insurance advocacy and coordination.  David previous served as the State […]

2012 Elder Law Professional, Caregiver Seminars We want to thank all of our clients, their families, and professional friends and colleagues who have made our firm seminars so successful by attending our Professional and Caregiver Seminar Series over the previous four years. We will continue to offer continuing education credits to social workers, case managers […]