Ohio NAELA News

Welcome to the news blog of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Ohio Chapter. Here we share news related to Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate and Special Needs Planning, Veterans Benefits and more — for the benefit of our Chapter members, and the general public seeking more information about Elder Law.

Biden to announce 1 million Vet claims granted for burn pits exposure

Biden to announce 1 million Vet claims granted for burn pits exposure

From the Wisconsin Examiner— By Jennifer Shutt —  WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is set to announce in New Hampshire on Tuesday, May 21, that 1 million claims have been granted for benefits under the toxic exposure law that Congress approved less than two years ago,...

Proposed change in Social Security could mean more money for retirees

Proposed change in Social Security could mean more money for retirees

A proposed bill could change how the Social Security COLA is calculated, resulting in higher benefits for retirees. From Kiplinger — BY ERIN BENDIG —  A new bill could result in an important change in Social Security cost of living adjustments (COLAs) that could...

Autism diagnosis often takes longer for girls

Autism diagnosis often takes longer for girls

From DisabilityScoop.org — By Lauren J. Mapp, The San Diego Union-Tribune/TCA —  SAN DIEGO — Donning one of her favorite unicorn-themed nightgowns and perched comfortably in an extra large beanbag chair, Alyssa Tracy watches videos on her tablet. It’s a quiet, early...

A little extra planning can avoid ‘heir wars’

A little extra planning can avoid ‘heir wars’

From Forbes— By Bob Carlson —    The legacy of late California Senator Dianne Feinstein was tarnished by a series of lawsuits filed before her death. The suits revealed rifts in the family and shortcomings in the estate plans of Feinstein and her late husband....

IRS’s December surprise: trust tax reimbursement revisions

IRS’s December surprise: trust tax reimbursement revisions

From JD Supra— By Stefan Dunkelgrun / Davidoff Hutcher & Citron LLP —    On the last workday of the year, December 29, 2023, the IRS issued a Chief Counsel Memorandum adding a wrinkle to one of the most frequently used estate planning techniques — to give...

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