Ratner & Pinchman, PC is pleased to announce that Steven M. Ratner has been appointed to The California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization: Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Advisory Commission. This advisory commission is charged with the development and grading of the specialist exam that California Attorneys must pass in order to be certified as a specialist. Mr. Ratner's appointment commences in September 2017, and runs for four years.
The looming Senate vote this week on its draconian health care bill could have a devastating impact on hundreds of thousands of Californians who rely on Medi-Cal to pay for nursing home care, in-home care and other types of long-term care services. If passed, the bill would end Medi-Cal as we know it and likely take away health coverage from millions. According to the New York Times, the Medicaid cuts may force elders out of nursing homes. (Excerpted from http://canhr.org/new