Lawrence A. Frolik

University of Pittsburgh - School of Law

Professor of Law

3900 Forbes Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

United States

http://www.law.pitt.edu/people/lawrence-frolik

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

'Sufficient' Capacity: The Contrasting Capacity Requirements for Different Documents

NAELA Journal, Vol. 2, p. 303, 2006, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper Series, Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Apr 2009
Lawrence A. Frolik and Mary F. Radford
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law and Georgia State University - College of Law
Downloads 336 (43,674)

Abstract:

sufficient capacity, mental capacity, competency, doctrine of undue influence, legal capacity, testamentary capacity, contractual capacity, wills, trusts, gifts, powers of attorney, autonomy, probate law

2.

How to Avoid Guardianship for Your Clients and Yourself!

Experience, Vol. 23, p. 26, 2013, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-27
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 03 Sep 2013
Lawrence A. Frolik
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Downloads 246 (47,131)

Abstract:

guardianship, conservatorship, mental incapacity, Alzheimer's, dementia, senility, durable powers of attorney, POA, advance healthcare directives, healthcare power of attorney, living wills, revocable inter vivos trusts, agency law, autonomy, appropriate housing, surrogate decision maker

3.

Protecting Our Aging Retirees: Converting 401(K) Accounts into Federally Guaranteed Lifetime Annuities

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 47, p. 277, 2010, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-34
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2011
Lawrence A. Frolik
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Downloads 229 (103,742)
Citation 1

Abstract:

retirees, retirement plans, pension plans, economic security, 401(K), lifetime annuities, federally guaranteed lifetime annuities, estates, IRA, Individual Retirement Account, ERISA

4.

Rethinking ERISA's Promise of Income Security in a World of 401(k) Plans

Connecticut Insurance Law Journal, Vol. 20, p. 371, 2014, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-26
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2014
Lawrence A. Frolik
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Downloads 137 (156,112)

Abstract:

Pension, Annuity, Elderly, Capacity, Retirement, 401(k), Individual retirement account

5.

Surrogate Decision-Making Standards for Guardians: Theory and Reality

Utah Law Review, Forthcoming, Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-22, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-06
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2013
Linda Whitton and Lawrence A. Frolik
Valparaiso University School of Law and University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Downloads 114 (177,604)

Abstract:

substituted judgment, best interest, surrogate decision making

6.

Insurance Fraud on the Elderly

Trial, Vol. 37, p. 48, June 2001, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 01 Jul 2009
Lawrence A. Frolik
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Downloads 114 (170,634)

Abstract:

insurance fraud, elderly, lawsuits, insurance companies, life insurance, annuities, viatical settlements, ballooning premiums

7.

Assuring Quality Nursing Home Care: A Case of 'Market Failure'

Ethics, Law, and Aging Review, Vol. 9, p. 43, 2003, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Jun 2009
Lawrence A. Frolik and Stephanie R. Gallo
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 88 (206,094)

Abstract:

nursing home reform, nursing home care, long-term care, elder care, market failure, quality of care, substandard care, public relations, costs, Medicaid, Certificate of Need program, competition, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services

8.

Promoting Judicial Acceptance and Use of Limited Guardianship

Stetson Law Review, Vol. 31, p. 735, 2002, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Feb 2009
Lawrence A. Frolik
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Downloads 88 (180,709)
Citation 3

Abstract:

guardianship, power of attorney, judicial power, judicial discretion, elder law, aging, mental incapacity, Seniors' Rights

9.

Estate Planning for United States Clients Who Own Property Abroad

NAELA Quarterly, Vol. 13, p. 21, 2000, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 09 May 2009
Lawrence A. Frolik
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Downloads 67 (264,796)

Abstract:

international estate planning, multinational estate planning, property, multinational property, foreign assets, jurisdiction, United States clients, real property, personal property

10.

Paying for Long-Term Care

Experience, Vol. 17, p. 35, 2006, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 May 2009
Lawrence A. Frolik
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Downloads 66 (257,019)

Abstract:

Long-term care, payment, expense, nursing home, assisted living facility, in-home care, later life planning, savings, retirement savings, annuities, family assistance

11.

Core Values in Conflict: The United States Approach to Economic Assistance to the Elderly

Phoenix Law Review, Vol. 1, p. 325, 2008, University of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-21
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Aug 2009
Lawrence A. Frolik
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Downloads 63 (266,945)

Abstract:

elderly, economic assistance, Medicare, federally subsidized health-care, subsidized healthcare, social welfare, social insurance, Medicaid, long-term care insurance, Social Security, social-insurance programs, economic security, reform

12.

Nursing Home Litigation: 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly'

Ethics, Law, and Aging Review, Vol. 7, p. 117, 2001, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 May 2009
Lawrence A. Frolik
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Downloads 57 (290,942)

Abstract:

nursing home reform, nursing home litigation, nursing home care, long-term care, elder care, quality of care, substandard care, public relations, costs, nursing homes, litigation, statutes, regulations

13.

The Client’s Desire to Age in Place: Our Role as Elder Law Attorneys

NAELA Quarterly, Summer 2002, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 21 May 2009
Lawrence A. Frolik
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Downloads 50 (313,361)

Abstract:

aging in place, elderly, elderly client, nursing home, assisted living community, sense of self, identity, elder law planning, legal responsibility, elder law attorneys, ageism

14.

Is a Guardian the Alter Ego of the Ward?

U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-22, Stetson Law Review, Vol. 37, p. 53, 2007
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Aug 2008
Lawrence A. Frolik
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Downloads 42 (321,692)

Abstract:

agent, attorney-in-fact, best interests, fiduciary, guardian, reasonable person, substituted judgement, surrogate, ward

15.

Housing Choices and Older Clients: Dealing with Issues of Identity and Quality of Life

Pennsylvania Lawyer, Vol. 24, p. 26, November/December, 2002, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Jul 2009
Lawrence A. Frolik
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Downloads 40 (330,306)

Abstract:

housing choices, elderly, aging in place, assisted-living, quality of life, nursing home, continuing care retirement community, CCRC, physical health, mental capacity

16.

An Essay on the Need for Subsidized, Mandatory Long-Term Care Insurance

Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy, Vol. 21, p. 517, 2007, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Feb 2009
Lawrence A. Frolik
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Downloads 28 (364,917)

Abstract:

long-term care insurance, mandatory, subsidized, health care, health insurance, Medicaid, aging, elder law

17.

The Developing Field of Elder Law Redux: Ten Years after

University of Illinois Elder Law Journal, Vol. 10, p. 1, 2002, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Feb 2009
Lawrence A. Frolik
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Downloads 21 (394,647)

Abstract:

elder law practice, development, legal education, training, estate planning, retirement planning, health care, health insurance

18.

Private Long-Term Care Insurance: Not the Solution to the High Cost of Long-Term Care for the Elderly

Elder Law Journal, Vol. 23, p. 371, 2016, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-09
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Mar 2016
Lawrence A. Frolik
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Abstract:

long-term care insurance, long-term care financing, health care equity, costs, risks, policy reform, Medicaid, social security, social responsibility, assisted living, nursing homes, elder care

19.

Trust Protectors: Why They Have Become 'The Next Big Thing'

Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Journal, Vol. 50, p. 267, 2015, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-08
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Mar 2016
Lawrence A. Frolik
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Downloads 0 (60,378)

Abstract:

trusts, trust protector, trustee, powers, Uniform Trust Code, duties, standard of duty, statutory interpretation, state protector statutes, estates, fiduciary

20.

The Strange Interplay of Testamentary Capacity and the Doctrine of Undue Influence: Are We Protecting Older Testators or Overriding Individual Preferences?

International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, Vol. 24, p. 253, 2001, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper
Posted: 02 May 2009
Lawrence A. Frolik
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law

Abstract:

estate planning, probate estate, mental capacity, marginal capacity, doctrine of undue influence, testation, intestacy, probate, Uniform Probate Code, will, forced share, contest, challenge, revocation, decedents, rights, court intervention