Elder Law

Recent News:

Elder Abuse, Exploitation Is 'Rampant,' Says Cozen O'Connor Partner Taking the Helm of Florida Bar Committee

"I am of the opinion that the infrastructure for providing long-term care services and supports in the U.S. is failing our elderly population and people with disabilities in a significant way," said Cozen O'Connor partner Howard Krooks.

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Elder Law is known for providing experienced legal counsel with a keen understanding of the needs of both individuals and families and for our compassion for our clients. Our attorneys work hard to earn the trust and respect of our clients by educating them on the technical aspects of the law in an understandable manner.

Publications

I Hate This Irrevocable Trust. Can I Change or Terminate It or Ask a Court to Change or Terminate It?

August 04, 2022

Ellen Morris discusses options for trustees and beneficiaries of irrevocable trusts in the Daily Business Review.

US Supreme Court: Medicaid State Agency Can Wipe Out Tort Recoveries

June 28, 2022

The Supreme Court delivered a blow to tort victims that will expand the ability of states to recoup health care costs from accident victims.

The New York—Florida Connection: Key Developments and Differences in the States’ Long-Term Care Planning Environment [Elder Law and Special Needs Law Journal]

December 29, 2021

Howard S. Krooks contributed an article to the Elder Law and Special Needs Law Journal, a publication of the Elder Law and Special Needs Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.

Events & Seminars

Upcoming Events

Let’s Start at the Very Beginning: The Basics of Estate Planning for Families with Children with Disabilities (Basic)

October 13, 2022 -

Howard Krooks will present “Let’s Start at the Very Beginning: The Basics of Estate Planning for Families with Children with Disabilities (Basic)” at Stetson University College of Law’s National Conference on Special Needs Planning and Special Needs Trust.

Past Events

Case Law Update

May 13, 2022 -

Advanced Litigation

January 14, 2022 - Orlando, FI

Elder Law and Litigation

October 26, 2021 - Webinar

In The News

Elder Abuse, Exploitation Is 'Rampant,' Says Cozen O'Connor Partner Taking the Helm of Florida Bar Committee

September 12, 2022

"I am of the opinion that the infrastructure for providing long-term care services and supports in the U.S. is failing our elderly population and people with disabilities in a significant way," said Cozen O'Connor partner Howard Krooks.

Super Lawyers Names 10 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys to its 2022 Florida List

July 11, 2022

Super Lawyers has named 10 Cozen O’Connor attorneys to its 2022 Florida Super Lawyers list.

Ellen Morris Selected as an Honoree for Daily Business Review’s Florida Legal Awards

March 25, 2022

Ellen Morris has been selected as an honoree for the Daily Business Review’s annual Florida Legal Awards in the Innovator category.

Ellen Morris Selected as an Honoree in South Florida Business & Wealth’s 2022 Prestigious Women Awards

March 01, 2022

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Ellen Morris, member of the firm’s Elder Law Group, has been selected as an honoree in South Florida Business & Wealth’s 2022 Prestigious Women Awards.

Nursing Homes vs. Assisted Living

February 07, 2022

Howard S. Krooks is quoted in an article in Washington Top News that assesses the differences of care that nursing homes and assisted living facilities provide for the elderly

People

Awards

Ellen Morris Selected as an Honoree for Daily Business Review’s Florida Legal Awards

March 25, 2022

Ellen Morris has been selected as an honoree for the Daily Business Review’s annual Florida Legal Awards in the Innovator category.

Ellen Morris Selected as an Honoree in South Florida Business & Wealth’s 2022 Prestigious Women Awards

March 01, 2022

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Ellen Morris, member of the firm’s Elder Law Group, has been selected as an honoree in South Florida Business & Wealth’s 2022 Prestigious Women Awards.

Related Practice Areas

Upcoming Event:

Let’s Start at the Very Beginning: The Basics of Estate Planning for Families with Children with Disabilities (Basic)

10/13/2022

Howard Krooks will present “Let’s Start at the Very Beginning: The Basics of Estate Planning for Families with Children with Disabilities (Basic)” at Stetson University College of Law’s National Conference on Special Needs Planning and Special Needs Trust.

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