Yale Hauptman

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    • Organization:Hauptman & Hauptman, PC
    • Area of Expertise:Law

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My Expertise

    My Expertise

      Area(s) of expertise: Law
      Summary of expertise:
      Yale S. Hauptman, Esq. is a New Jersey and New York licensed Attorney who has focused on elder, estate, and special needs law since 1995. He has personally helped thousands of families plan for the complicated and emotional journey through the long-term care process. Yale writes and speaks extensively on elder, estate and special needs law topics, has been featured in both local and national media and has been quoted in print and digital media outlets. Additionally, Yale presents elder law topics to legal, financial, insurance and health care professional organizations as well as to the general public. He is also a published author of an eldercare book entitled, “Be Nice To Me-I Pick Your Nursing Home.” Yale teamed up with his partner and wife, Laurie A. Hauptman, Esq., and nationally acclaimed speaker and financial advisor, Don Quante, for his book, “Don’t Go Broke in a Nursing Home”, a consumer’s real-life hands-on guide to long-term care, including Medicaid eligibility, Veterans benefits, and new ways to “self-fund” your care without going broke.
      •Department of Veterans Affairs, accredited attorney for veterans benefits, (2011-Present)
      •New York State Bar licensed, 1990
      •New Jersey State Bar licensed, 1989
      •Essex County Bar Association
      •New Jersey Bar Association’s Elder Law Section
      •National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
      •Guardianship Association of New Jersey, Inc. (GANJI)

      Prior media experience:
      -Dr.Joy Show "Yale and Laurie Hauptman, Hauptman & Hauptman Featured On The Dr. Joy Show" (7/10/19) http://bit.ly/30pFe0n

      -HPR "Health Professional Radio Interview" http://bit.ly/2FxP9Jn (6/21/19)

      -Nj.com "How much inheritance tax is owed on a home in N.J.?" (5/6/19) http://bit.ly/2HJ224x

      -Nj.com "Mom died and left us her home. What do we have to do next?" (4/1/19) https://bit.ly/2YMtsgL

      •The Star Ledger/NJAdvancemedia.com
      •The Record & North Jersey Herald
      •The Trentonian
      •Financial Advisor Magazine
      •Columnist: The West Essex Tribune, monthly column titled “Spotlight on Elder Care"
      •Webinars: Strafford Publications, Inc.
      1.“VA Benefits and Medicaid Eligibility”
      2.“Medicaid Eligibility Strategies in Long-Term Care Planning for the Elderly – Navigating the Complex Requirements for Medicaid Qualification”
      •Boomer Financial Radio Network – Guest
      •Podcast, “Care One Living”

      " Common Mistakes When Referencing Trusts in Marital Settlements, New Jersey Lawyer
      " Hauptman, Y.S. Be Nice To Me - I Pick Your Nursing Home, How To Provide For Your Parent's Care Without Going To The Poorhouse or The Nuthouse, Woodpecker Press, LLC 2011.
      " Don't Go Broke in a Nursing Home! 2014 Northern New Jersey Edition, AFFC Publications 2014. Contributing Author.

      Speaking Engagements:
      " Always Best Care Regional Meeting
      " Alzheimer's Support Group
      " Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
      " Bankers Life and Casualty Company
      " Bergen County Bar Association
      " Chilton Medical Center
      " Christian Health Center, Ramapo Ridge
      " Essex County Bar Association
      " JDT Lincoln Park Care Center
      " Jewish Family Services of Morris County
      " Maplewood Chamber of Commerce
      " Matheny Hospital
      " Montclair State University
      " Morris County Bar Association
      " Morristown Medical Center
      " Mountainside Hospital
      " New Jersey Association for Justice
      " New York Society for Ethical Culture
      " Overlook Hospital
      " Palisades Medical Center
      " Podvey Meanor
      " Polio Network of New Jersey
      " Potomac Homes Corporate Meeting
      " Provident Bank
      " Rutgers University
      " Sanofi Aventis
      " Somerset Medical Center
      " Sills Cummis
      " TD Bank
      " United Way Caregivers Coalition
      " Valley Hospital
      " Wells Fargo

      Educational background:
      •Albany Law School, Albany, New York, Juris Doctor, 1989
      •Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, BA, Political Science, 1986

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