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FREE CLE: An Evening Dedicated to Elder Justice Issues
November 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
November 1st, 2017
5:30 – 8:00PM
2.5 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Networking Reception hosted by Brooklyn Bar Association President Aimee L. Richter, Esq.
5:00 – 5:30 PM
FREE for members and nonmembers
Hon. Deborah A. Kaplan, Statewide Coordinating Judge for Family Violence Cases
Hon. Matthew J. D’Emic, Administrative Judge for Criminal Matters, Kings County
Joan Levenson, Esq., Chief of Staff, Office of the Statewide Coordinating Judge for Family Violence Cases (OFVC)
Anthony Lamberti, Esq., Chair, Elder Law Committee, Armstrong & Lamberti, PLLC
Hon. Lisa S. Ottley, Acting Justice of the Supreme Court, Kings County
Deanna J. Lucci, Esq., Assistant Deputy Counsel, Office of the Statewide Coordinating Judge for Family Violence Cases (OFVC)
This program will include a discussion of what is elder abuse, generally, its prevalence, risk factors, red flags, perpetrators and relevant statutes, as well as an in-depth discussion of intimate partner violence in later life and financial exploitation of older adults. Additionally, the program will explore the different transaction-specific legal standards of capacity, including the interplay between diminished capacity, undue influence and meaningful consent. The evening will conclude with a Q&A with the Hon. Lisa S. Ottley about guardianship matters, with an emphasis on some of the predominant legal issues that arise in these matters, the particular demands of guardianship cases and best practices.
Session 1: Introduction to Elder Abuse, 1 credit
Session 2: Legal Capacity – Not a Yes/No Inquiry, 1 credit
Session 3: Q and A with a Guardianship Judge, .5 credit
Brooklyn Bar Association’s Elder Abuse Committee
Office of the Statewide Coordinating Judge for Family Violence Cases