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2014-07-07 23:06:50

Levinson Axelrod fights for the rights of nursing home patients throughout New Jersey who are injured by abuse and neglect. The firm observed World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15 by helping to educate the public on the growing problem of elder abuse. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 The United Nations, the National Center on Elder Abuse, and the World Health Organization have designated June 15th as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The law firm of Levinson Axelrod observed this day...

2014-05-10 23:02:48

Attorney Bryan, who has been named as a “Super Lawyer” and who is dual board certified in Elder Law as well as Wills, Trusts, and Estates, will speak on the legal perspective of the beginning stages of retirement. Oviedo, FL (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 Solidifying his status as the leading legal expert on retirement and elder issues, attorney Randy Bryan of the Law Offices of Hoyt & Bryan was named the keynote speaker for One Senior Place’s Retirement 101 Program held last April 10,...

2014-05-09 23:08:34

For more than 50 years, the month of May has been designated as a time to recognize the nation’s senior population. In honor of National Older Americans Month, elder law attorney Anthony J. Enea, managing partner at Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP in White Plains and Somers, N.Y., is offering tips to help those in or approaching their elder years to take a proactive role in planning for the future. White Plains, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 For more than 50 years, the month of May has...

2014-05-07 20:26:15

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Certified Medicaid Planner(TM) Governing Board is pleased to announce that it has received full accreditation by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) - the gold standard in accreditation. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140507/85283 The certification known as "Certified Medicaid Planner(TM)" - also referred to by its acronym "CMP(TM)" - is the first-ever of its kind in the planning profession. The...

2014-04-04 23:02:33

Elder law attorney Anthony J. Enea, managing partner of Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP in White Plains, N.Y., has been elected president of the Westchester County Bar Foundation. For the past 30 years, the Foundation has served as the charitable arm of the Westchester County Bar Association, contributing to the improvement of the administration of justice and encouraging a better public understanding of the law. (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Elder law attorney Anthony J. Enea, managing...

2014-03-21 23:26:21

Elder law attorney Anthony J. Enea, managing partner of Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP in White Plains, N.Y., is pleased to announce the launch of the Westchester County Elder Law Blog (http://westchesterelderlawblog.wordpress.com). The new blog offers timely and relevant information for seniors and their loved ones on a variety of legal topics from elder law to estate planning. White Plains, NY (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Elder law attorney Anthony J. Enea, managing partner of Enea,...

2014-03-18 23:33:57

The elder law firm of Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP, with offices in White Plains and Somers, N.Y., is pleased to announce Samantha A. Lyons has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Ms. Lyons’ practice areas include elder law, Medicaid planning, and home health care. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The law firm of Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP, with offices in Somers and White Plains, N.Y., is pleased to announce Katonah resident Samantha A. Lyons has joined the firm as an...

2014-02-05 16:27:07

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caretakers are never allowed to endanger the elderly. When they do so, they are responsible for the harms they caused. Elder abuse involves both physical and financial harm. When family members learn that their loved ones have been abused, they feel shocked. Sometimes they feel guilty. What more could they have done? Neighbors learning of the abuse often share shock and even guilt. We know this can happen again. How do we prevent this...

2014-02-04 23:28:38

Elder law attorney Anthony J. Enea, managing partner at Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP in White Plains, N.Y., recently addressed the benefits and drawbacks of the revocable living trust at the New York State Bar Association’s 2014 Senior Lawyers Section Annual Meeting. While many default to a last will and testament when planning the future of their estate, Mr. Enea urges seniors to consider the revocable living trust as a potentially preferable option. White Plains, NY (PRWEB)...

2013-12-17 23:03:03

Special Needs Trust Fairness Act Filed as Amendment to Senate Finance Committee Legislation Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 The Senate Finance Committee recently passed the Sustainable Growth Rate Repeal and Medicare Beneficiary Access Improvement Act of 2013, and with it, an amendment to include the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act, a top public policy priority for the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). The amendment, which had the same language as S. 1672, was...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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