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® practices in the areas of elder law, estate planning, special needs trusts, probate and trust administration, and guardianships. Ann is a member of a number of organizations including the Special Needs Alliance, the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), New Hampshire Estate Planning Council and the New Hampshire chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). She has been recognized by her peers for many years as one of New Hampshire’s Top Lawyers as listed in the New Hampshire Magazine, Best Lawyers in America and SuperLawyers of New England, and was recognized as lawyer of the year in the area of elder law by New Hampshire magazine in 2014. She earned her B.A. degree from Lake Forest College, and a joint degree in law and social work from Case Western Reserve University. Ann is one of four attorneys in the state who has received a Certification as an Elder Law Attorney (CELA) from the National Elder Law Foundation and she also has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

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”