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Elder Law Ethics

Recorded: December 12, 2016
Duration: 65 minutes

By Todd Whatley, JD, CELA, Elder Law Practice of H. Todd Whatley

Who is your client?  Can you share client conversations with family members?  What steps are taken to ensure your client has capacity?  How do you handle payment by someone other than your client? Experienced Elder Law practitioner and Chair of the National Elder Law Foundation, Todd Whatley, will address these issues and more.

Topics being covered:

  1. Why the Rules are So Hard for Elder Law Attorneys
  2. As Elder Law Attorneys, What Do We Do?
  3. Rules to be covered: 1.1, 1.2, 1.4, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.14 and 1.16

 CLE Ethics: 1 Hour

Pre-approved: AR (1.25), CA (1.25), CO (1.5), DE (1.3), FL (1.5), GA (1.3), IL (1.25), KY (1.25), MO (1.5), NC (1.25), OH (1.25), PA (1.25), TX (1.25), WI (1.5).  Attorney will self apply in states not listed.  Due to distance learning program rules this course will not be accredited in: KS, SC.

Many states have strict restrictions on pre-recorded (also called on-demand or distance learning) courses. Please review your State Bar’s rules and ElderCounsel’s CLE guide by state to determine if you are eligible to receive CLE for this course before viewing.

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