Course Description

LAWS 6525
Elder Law
General Description:
Designed to provide students with a focused perspective from which to gain a deep understanding of the varied legal issues that arise at the intersection of law and aging. "Elder law" is the legal practice of counseling and representing older persons and their representatives with respect to the legal aspects of health and long-term care planning, public benefits, surrogate decisionmaking, older persons' legal capacity, the conservation, disposition, and administration of older persons' estates, and the implementation of their decisions concerning such matters, as well as the broad ethical issues of representing clients in this field of practice.

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LAWS 6525-801

Instructor(s): Marco Chayet

Credits: 2

Meeting Times & Locations:
   Wed   1:00 PM - 2:40 PM   WLAW 306