Steve Elville

Mr. Elville is Managing Principal of Elville and Associates, P.C. and a member of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), Elder Counsel, Wealth Counsel, the Academy of Special Needs Planners, and the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys. He is the past Chair of the Howard County Bar Association Estates & Trusts and Elder Law Sections and is the past President of the Coalition of Geriatric Services (COGS). Mr. Elville currently serves as Chair of the Elder Law and Disability Rights Section Council of the Maryland State Bar Association and is a member of the Charitable Gift Planning Advisory Committee for Anne Arundel Medical Center (CGPAC). He also serves as Chair for Law Day Maryland.

The New Maryland Supported Decision Making Law Explained The 2022 Miracle in Annapolis – “It’s a Start”

By:  Stephen R. Elville – Managing Principal and Lead Attorney – Elville and Associates, P.C. This spring the Maryland General Assembly delivered a long-overdue victory to persons with disabilities across Maryland, one that will forever change countless thousands of lives.  Not unlike Rich Strike’s astounding 80-1 odds come from behind heart-stopping victory in the Kentucky …

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Webinar — The Essentials of Estate Planning and Elder Law with Stephen Elville

This webinar is an in depth overview that thoroughly educates attendees about the essentials of estate and elder law planning. Presented by Elville and Associates’ Managing Principal and Lead Attorney Stephen R. Elville, in our Estate Planning and Elder Law Essentials webinar Steve thoroughly educates attendees about estate planning and incapacity planning issues. Some of …

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Webinar Understanding Estate and Trust Administration with Stephen Elville

Presented by the Elville Webinar Series and Elville and Associates’ Managing Principal and Lead Attorney Stephen Elville, this webinar delves into the situations that arise after the death of a client, client’s family member, or loved one and the trust and estate administration that takes place during that time. Helping advisors and family members understand …

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What Families Need to Know About Planning for a Loved One with Special Needs with Stephen Elville

Webinar attendees come to understand what is involved in the planning process for a special needs family and the importance of preserving your loved one’s financial security and quality of life. Presented by Elville and Associates’ Managing Principal and Lead Attorney Stephen R. Elville, this webinar is a broad reaching discussion about planning for their …

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Learn What Elder Law Attorneys Are Advising Clients in 2020 with Stephen Elville

“Elder Law attorneys are not just lawyers, they are counselors.” Elder Law encompasses many concepts – planning for individuals and families who do not have taxable estates, but who are primarily concerned about the protection of their assets and addressing disability and long-term care issues. Elder Law also encompasses the following: Medical Assistance (Medicaid), long-term …

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Webinar — Learn What Elder Law Attorneys Are Advising Clients in 2021

“Elder Law attorneys are not just lawyers, they are counselors.” Elder Law encompasses many concepts – planning for individuals and families who do not have taxable estates, but who are primarily concerned about the protection of their assets and addressing disability and long-term care issues. Elder Law also encompasses the following: Medical Assistance (Medicaid), long-term …

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Court Case Illustrates the Danger of Using Online Power of Attorney Form

A recent court case involving a power of attorney demonstrates the problem with using online estate planning forms instead of hiring an attorney who can make sure your documents are tailored to your needs.   Mercedes Goosley owned a home in Pennsylvania. In 2013, she named one of her six children, Joseph, as her agent …

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Terminating a Special Needs Trust – What Happens to Assets?

By their very nature, special needs trusts (SNTs) are usually designed to terminate, or at least radically change, when the trust’s primary beneficiary dies. But terminating a special needs trust is not as simple as merely writing a check to the remainder beneficiaries and calling it a day. There are several key considerations and requirements …

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