Upcoming MoNAELA Events

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2017 Events

Summer Membership Meeting and CLE Programs
July 28th, 2017
Courtyard by Marriott Columbia

3301 Lemone Industrial Blvd
Columbia, MO

4 CLE hours will be requested for the following programs:

10:15 a.m. to 11:15 p.m. –
Advocating for the Nursing Home Resident – Carol Scott, Former Director of MO Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Membership Meeting and Lunch
12:30 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. – ABLE Act in Missouri: Martha C.  Brown, CLEA, Fellow, CAP, Martha C. Brown & Associates, LLC
1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – HCBS Waiver Point System, Eligibility Factors, and How to Use When Planning – Barbara Reuter and Jessica Bax, Dept of Health & Senior Services; Mike Weeks, CELA, The Weeks Group
3:00 p.m. – Wrap Up and Evaluations

 COST:           *$45 (lunch included) Members   $100 (lunch included) Nonmembers  $30 Handouts only

RSVP:           Please register by July 21th, 2017 by mailing the form along with a check made payable to MoNAELA to: MoNAELA, 2420 Hyde Park, Suite A, Jefferson City, MO 65109.  (NOTE: We do not accept credit card payments.)

 NEW BENEFIT FOR MEMBERS!! – If you are unable to attend the meeting but are interested in receiving copies of the handouts, they will be available at a cost of $30.00.  Complete the registration form and return it to our office along with your check.  There’s a spot on the form to indicate you are interested in the handouts only. 

 Click here for the registration form.


 If you missed these past events, the handouts and presentations of each speaker are available on a USB drive for $150.00 (per program). Contact Diana Love at diana@monaela.org or send a check to MoNAELA, 2420 Hyde Park Rd, Suite A, Jefferson City, MO 65109.

2016 MoNAELA Annual Symposium -”A Focus on Trusts in the Elder Law Practice“  December 2-3, 2016 –  Click here for the brochure.

2016 MoNAELA Summer Program “The Basics of Elder Law….come find the answers” - June 17th, 2016 - Click here for the brochure.

2015 MoNAELA Annual Elder Law Symposium – December 4-5, 2015 Click here to view the brochure

MoNAELA Summer Membership Meeting & CLE Program 10:00 am – 2:30 pm (Approved for 3.0 MCLE) Click here for the Agenda.

2015 MoNAELA Special Needs Trust Institute - May 29th, 2015 Click here for the brochure. 2014 MoNAELA Annual Elder Law Symposium -  December 5-6, 2014 Click here to view the brochure

Special Needs Trust Boot Camp – June 27, 2014 The training held at Hallbrook Country Club in Leawood, KS was a great program packed with information and resources.  ”An excellent value” and “highly recommended to others” were just a few of the participant comments. Topics included:

  • Basics of SNTs
  • SSI & SNTs
  • Pooled Trusts
  • Corporate Trustees
  • 5 Things You Need to Know About Drafting (d)(4)(A) Trusts
  • Taxation Issues n Special Needs Trust
  • SNT & Retirement Benefits
  • KC Special Needs Trust Experience
  • Case Law Update

Membership Meeting and Tax Issues Program - August 1-2, 2014  Courtyard by Marriott, Columbia, MO was the location of the most recent Membership Meeting and MCLE program sponsored by MoNAELA.  Topics included:

  • Decanting, Update on the Reform of Guardianship Code
  • Income Tax Planning in Long Term Care
  • Tax Planning with IRAs, Rules Regarding Beneficiary Designations and Required Minimum Distributions
  • Basics of Tax Planning (Simple, Grantor, Complex Trust)
  • A Tax Day in the Life of an Estate (EINs, Sec. 645 elections, Filing a 706 in a taxable and non-taxable estate)
  • Designing Special Needs Trusts for Maximum Tax Efficiency
  • Powers of Appointment-Funding Formulas

In you have questions or desire additional information on either of these programs, please contact the MoNAELA office at 573.634.7772 or via email at diana@monaela.org