THE LAW OFFICE OF SHARON RIVENSON MARK, P.C.Providing specialized representation in Elder Law & Disability Planning to addresses a variety of legal matters generally associated with elder clients, disabled clients, and clients with disabled dependents. We are committed to protecting the rights, dignity and financial resources of senior citizens and persons with disabilities.SENIOR ATTORNEYSHARON RIVENSON MARK, ESQ.Specializes in Elder Law, including litigation in guardianship, conservatorship and estate matters. Represents individuals and families in Estate PlanningDisability PlanningLong Term Care PlanningGuardianshipsConservatorships Estate AdministrationSpecial Needs and Supplemental Benefit TrustsNursing Home Rights and ApplicationsMedicaid and Asset Planning Irrevocable and revocable trustsRegularly serves as Court-appointed counsel, Guardian Ad Litem, Court-appointed guardian, conservator, executor and administrator of estates and has served as a mediator in estate and probate matters. Admitted to practice in the State of New York in 1978 and in the State of New Jersey in 1979. Admitted to practice in the Federal District Court for the District of New Jersey, Southern District of New York and Eastern District of New York. Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the American Bar Association accredited National Elder Law Foundation. To apply for certification, an attorney must have been practicing Elder Law at least five years. The attorney must have handled a certain minimum number of cases in the practice areas that make up Elder Law. The attorney must have taken 45 hours of continuing legal education in Elder Law in the three years preceding the application. The attorney must also take a one-day written exam and provide names of at least five references who are familiar with the attorney's work in the area of Elder Law, at least three of whom must be Elder Law attorneys. Certified Elder Law Attorneys must also be recertified every five years. Member, Council of Advanced Practitioners (CAP).AV Peer Review Rating An AV certification mark is a significant rating accomplishment - a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank her at the highest level of professional excellence. A lawyer must be admitted to the bar for 10 years or more to receive an AV rating.Author of Volume 45 on "Elder Law - Guardianships and Conservatorships" and Volume 45A on "Elderlaw - New Jersey Medicaid Laws and Regulations" for West Group's New Jersey Practice legal treatise. Has lectured and published numerous articles on Elder Law and Guardianship Practice. Member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. President of the New Jersey Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Board of Directors of the Guardianship Association of New Jersey, Inc. Member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners. Past Chairperson of the New Jersey State Bar Association Elder Law Section. Co-Chairperson of the Hudson County Bar Association, Elder Law Section. Member, Hudson County Bar Association committee on Equity practice. Master in the Hudson County Inns of Court. EducationSeton Hall University, J.D., 1977, New York University, B.A., 1974 The Law Office of Sharon Rivenson Mark, P.C. delivers a broad range of legal services to address the needs of its clients in the fields of Elder and disability law, including guardianships, conservatorships, special medical guardianships, estate litigation, estate administration, nursing home law, Medicaid and Medicare law, planning for disability, special needs trusts, asset preservation, Medicaid and estate planning, and fiduciary representation.