A Complimentary eBook to Walk You Through the Basics of Special Needs Trusts As the parent of a child with special needs, there is so much that you simply cannot plan for; but you want to know that your child is going to have all the resources needed for his or her lifetime.  The good…

DO make sure a Special Needs Trust is established.   This step is vital to ensuring a child with special needs is not disqualified from public benefits that will otherwise be unaffordable, rapidly draining any funds to the child’s name and thereby leaving no supplemental funding to increase quality of life. DO communicate with friends and…

As of September 1st, some new state laws have taken effect – 678 to be exact.  The 84th Session of the Texas Legislature tackled a myriad of issues.  For your advocacy update, there are four laws to highlight: 1) Physical Education for All H.B. No. 440 This new law requires schools districts to offer physical education to…

Consider the following statistics from the Alzheimer’s Association: 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia Only 45% of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease (or their caregivers) report being told of their diagnosis In the next 10 years, projections estimate that the number of individuals age 65 and older affected by Alzheimer’s…

The Plano Chamber of Commerce and the Leadership Plano Board of Directors has announced the 36 members of Leadership Plano Class 33: The Weeks Law Firm is very pleased to announce that Tresi Weeks has been accepted into Leadership Plano, class number 33!! We are honored to have Tresi selected for this important organization that…

The Weeks Law Firm was honored August 25, 2015 as the first law firm to be awarded the City of Plano Green Business Certification. We were presented the certification to honor our efforts to reduce the impact on our environment, including locating our office in a LEED certified building. Tresi Weeks, owner and attorney of…

We are pleased to announce that on September 3rd, the Plano Chamber of Commerce conducted the official ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the new office of the Weeks Law Firm!

We Need Your Help! Did you know that an individuals with disabilities, who the have capacity to act for themselves, are not allowed to create their own special needs trust? The current law only allows a parent, grandparent or guardian to establish a special needs trust for an individual. A special needs trust allow individuals with disabilities to maintain…

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