Webinar09.15.2020

Moving Mom to Connecticut

An Overview of the Legal and Practical Implications of Relocating an Elderly Relative
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. EDT
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Please note this webinar, originally scheduled for Thursday, August 6, has been rescheduled due to the recent storm with loss of power and internet connectivity. Please join us on our new date of Tuesday, September 15, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. If you had already registered for the webinar, you should have received an automatic update to your registration from Zoom. If you were unable to make the original date, but would like to attend on September 15, please use the registration link below.

This webinar, presented by Pullman & Comley attorneys Lauren Davies, Thomas Lambert, Amy Murray, and Kelly O'Donnell, will cover the legal and practical aspects of relocating an elderly or impaired parent or other family member to Connecticut, including:
  • the necessary legal considerations in transferring any conservatorships or guardianships from other states,
  • whose permission you need if your family member lacks capacity, and
  • tips for handling potential disputes with other family members opposed to relocation
In addition, the presentation will give an overview of the necessary legal documents to have prepared upon arrival in Connecticut to ensure a smooth transition in terms of medical care and legal custody, including powers of attorney, healthcare instructions, and Medical Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment. 

We will also hear from private care coordinator Sheila O’Brien of O’Brien Care Management Services, LLC regarding transition of care, finding new providers, and porting prescriptions and medical records. Finally, our Trusts and Estates department will review under what circumstances you should consider having estate planning and trust documents updated and what the potential tax considerations might include.

Registration for the webinar is free, but it is required to access the event. Please register here.

There will be time for Q&A at the end of the webinar. Questions should be sent in advance to kcavanagh@pullcom.com.
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