Elder Law

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The mission of ISBA Elder Law Section

  • to inform and advise the members of the bar whose practice involves representing older persons in such areas as estate planning, public benefits, nursing home residents' rights, elder abuse, age discrimination, real estates issues, senior housing and guardianship;
  • to review and make recommendations regarding proposed legislation that may affect older persons;
  • to promote the legal rights of older persons to enjoy their communities, families and lives to the fullest extent possible and to inform older persons of these rights;
  • to provide a forum for the exchange of views and information in furtherance of these goals.