Ann N. Butenhof

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“Ann Butenhof presented on Medicaid Eligibility Rules for Nursing Facility Benefits to our group of social workers and was excellent! She captivated the audience with real-life examples, demonstrated a wealth of knowledge in elder law, and took time to answer any and all questions.”

Alison Rataj & Bernie Seifert

NH National Association of Social Workers (NH NASW)

Attorney Ann Butenhof

Ann N. Butenhof, Esquire, CELA® is a highly experienced attorney specializing in estate and elder law for over twenty years. Leveraging her background in both the public and private sectors, Ann assists individuals and families and serves as a trusted legal resource for attorneys and financial planners in the areas of Medicaid eligibility, special needs trusts, and long-term care and estate planning. A Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA®), she has been recognized by her peers every year since 2003 as one of New Hampshire’s best attorneys in the area of Elder Law. Ann is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and is on the board of directors of the Special Needs Alliance (SNA).

A sampling of Ann’s recent engagements:

New Hampshire Bar Association, Family Law Section

“Preserving Public Benefits:  Techniques for the Family Law Practitioner”

National Business Institute event on Medicaid Planning: The Ultimate Guide

“Using Special Needs Trusts”

New Hampshire Bar Association, Family Law Bar

“Knowing your Options when Divorce and Public Benefits Collide”

New Hampshire NAELA (National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys)

“Financial Exploitation – What you Need to Know to Protect You and  Your Clients; Ethical Considerations”

New Hampshire Bar Association

“Eligibility Rules for Medicaid Long-Term Care Benefits”

American Bar Association (ABA) recorded webinar

“Medicaid Risk Analysis: Identifying Medicaid Eligibility and Avoiding Malpractice”

CPA CPE Forum organized by Eldridge Investment Advisors

“Elder Law and Long-Term Care in New Hampshire”

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI NH)

“Guardianships and Other Alternatives to Assisting Individuals with Mental Illness”

National Business Institute (NBI)

“Drafting and Administering Special Needs Trusts”