Rebecca C. Morgan - Publications


Boston Asset Management Chair in Elder Law and Co-Director, Center for Excellence in Elder Law

B.S.B.A., Central Missouri State University
J.D., Stetson University

Aging and the Law (J.D. and LL.M. courses), Elder Law, Government and Private Health Insurance Benefits (LL.M. course), Interviewing and Counseling

Books and Book Chapter

Elder Law in Context (forthcoming 2015) (co-authors Professor Mark D. Bauer, Professor Roberta K. Flowers, Professor Joseph F. Morrissey, and Professor Theresa J. Pulley Radwan).

Fundamentals of Special Needs Trusts (updated 2015) (co-authors Stuart D. Zimring, Bradley J. Frigon, and Craig C. Reaves).

Special Needs Trusts in the United States: Planning for the Needs of People with Disabilities, Regardless of Age, in Las Nuevas Herramientas de Protección Juridico-Privada de Las Personas Dependientes: Un estudio (2015).

Tax, Estate & Financial Planning for the Elderly: Forms and Practice (updated 2015) (co-authors John J. Regan, Michael Gilfix, and David M. English).

Planning for the Elderly in Florida (2d ed. 2014) (co-authors Mary Alice Jackson and Edwin M. Boyer).

Tax, Estate & Financial Planning for the Elderly (updated 2014) (co-authors John J. Regan and David M. English).

Ethics in the Practice of Elder Law (2013) (co-author with Professor Roberta K. Flowers).

Comparative Ethics in Incapacity and Guardianship Matters in Comparative Perspectives on Adults Guardianship (A. Kimberly Dayton ed., 2012).

Planning for Disability (2012) (co-author Robert B. Fleming).

Development of Elder Law in the US, in Las Medidas Fiscales Como Instrumento De Protección De Las Personas Con Necesidades Especiales: Una Apuesta Por Las Medidas Jurídicas Trasversales (Tirant lo Blanch, Valencia (Spain), 2012) (forthcoming).

Ethics in an Elder Law Practice (ABA 2012) (co-author Roberta K. Flowers).

Fundamentals of Special Needs Trusts
(LexisNexis 2009) (co-author).

Planning for the Elderly in Florida (LexisNexis updated annually) (co-authors Edwin M. Boyer and Mary A.

Tax, Estate & Financial Planning for the Elderly (Matthew Bender updated every six months) (co-authors John J.
Regan and David M. English).

Tax, Estate & Financial Planning for the Elderly Forms Book (Matthew Bender updated every six months) (coauthors
John J. Regan, Michael Gilfix, and David M. English).

Future of Elder Law & Conclusion, in Theories on Law & Aging ch. 10 (Springer Publications)

Articles and Essays

An Essay on Reform: Guardianship in the United States, in Festschrift in Honor of Dr. Mokoto Arai (2015).

State Governments Face the Realities of Aging Populations: What the Future of Aging Means to All of Us: An Era of Possibilities, 48 Ind. L. Rev. 125 (2014).

Book Review, The Short and Happy Guide to Elder Law, NAELA eBulletin, 2013

Standards for Financial Decision-Making by Guardians, 2012 Utah L. Rev. 1275 (co-author Robert B. Fleming).

The Future of Elder Law, 37 Wm. Mitchell L. Rev. 1 (2011).

Introduction, Teaching Elder Law, 40 Stetson L. Rev. 1 (2010).

The Elderly in Bankruptcy and Health Reform, 18 Geo. J. Poverty L. & Pol'y 1 (2010) (co-author Theresa Pulley Radwan)

The New Importance of Advance Directives, 2 Est. Plan. & Community Prop. L.J. 1 (2010).

Today's Elderly in Bankruptcy and Predictions for the Elderly of Tomorrow, 6 NAELA J. 1 (2010) (co-author Theresa Pulley Radwan).

Introduction, The Uniform Guardianship & Protective Proceedings Act of 1997--Ten Years of Developments, 37
Stetson L. Rev. 1 (2007).

Importance of Surrogate Directives, 2 Estate Planning & Community Property Law Journal ___ (Fall 2009) (based on scholarly paper presented at the International Conference on Elder Law in Vancouver, November 2007).

Elder Law in the United States: The Intersection of The Practice and Demographics, 2 J. Intl. Aging, L. & Policy
103 (Summer 2007).

From the Elder-Friendly Law Office to the Elder-Friendly Courtroom--Providing the Same Access and Justice for
, 2 NAELA J. 325 (Fall 2006).

Introduction and Commentary: Reflections on and Implications of Schiavo, 35 Stetson L. Rev. 1 (2005) (coauthor
Professor Michael P. Allen).

The Practical Aspects of Practicing Elder Law--Making Your Office Elder Friendly, 38 ABA Fam. L.Q. 269
(Summer 2004).

Book Review, I Only Say This Because I Love You, NAELA News (2003).

Ten Things to Tell Your Clients and Your Parents about Advance Directives, Guardianships and Nursing Homes,
ABA Gen. Prac./Solo J. (2002).

Elder Law across the Curriculum, Introduction, 30 Stetson L. Rev. 1265 (2001).

Lawyer's Ethical Dilemmas: A "Normal" Relationship When Representing Demented Clients and Their Families,
35 U. Ga. L. Rev. 735 (2001) (co-author Robert B. Fleming).

Book Review, Changing Places, 13 NAELA News 7 (Nov./Dec. 2001).

Book Review, Building Healthy Communities through Medical-Religious Partnerships, 13 NAELA News 7 (Sept.

Advance Planning and Drafting for Health Care Decisions, 15 Prob. & Prop. 35 (July/Aug. 2001) (co-author
Charles P. Sabatino).

Aging & Elder Law in the 21st Century, 6 J. Mental Health & Aging 115 (2000) (introduction co-authored and
co-guest editor).

Dying and Social Policy in the New Millennium, 11 J. Aging & Soc. Policy 145 (2000) (co-authored).

Nursing Home Residents and the New California Health Care Decisions Law, 31 McGeorge L. Rev. 733 (2000)
(co-author David M. English).

Book Review, Another Country: Navigating the Emotional Terrain of Our Elders, 6 J. Mental Health & Aging 189
(2000) (reprinted in 22 Bifocal 11 (2001), and NAELA Q. (2001)).

Book Review, Freedom to Die: People, Politics and the Right-to-Die Movement, 40 Santa Clara L. Rev. 609

The Future of Elder Law. NAELA Quarterly Winter, 1999 President's Message, 12 NAELA Q. 2 (Winter 2000).

Who Is the Client? Ethical Issues in an Elder Law Practice, 16 J. Am. Acad. Matrimonial Laws. 463 (2000).

In Memoriam: A Tribute to Professor Calvin Arnold Kuenzel: "You Done Good, Kid", 28 Stetson L. Rev. 1009

1997 Federal Legislative Changes Affecting Elder Law Practices, 11 NAELA Q. 3 (Winter 1998) (co-authored).

Changes in the Uniform Guardianship & Protective Proceedings Act, 11 NAELA Q. 1 (Spring/Summer 1998) (coauthored).

Last Rights? Confronting Physician-Assisted Suicide in Law and Society: Legal Liturgies on Physician-Assisted
, 26 Stetson L. Rev. 481 (1997) (co-author D. Dixon Sutherland).

Society's Search for a Legal and Ethical Basis of Physician-Assisted Suicide, 9 J. Aging & Soc. Policy 51 (1997)

Federal Law Update for Estate Planners: Criminalizing Medicaid Planning, 11 Prob. & Prop. 46 (Mar.-Apr.
1997) (co-author David M. English).

Legalization of Physician-Assisted Suicide on the Path of Litigation, 38 Stetson L. Rev. 5 (1997).

After the Drafting: The Enforceability of Advance Directives, VI NAELA
Quarterly 16-21 (co-author) (Fall 1993).