Special needs planning is more important than ever. Despite support from both sides of the aisle and appeals from disability advocates across the country, proposed legislation intended to offer greater…

When it comes to special needs planning, it is important to take note of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries must comply with very stringent income…

People with special needs require specific accommodations such as wheelchair-friendly buildings, doctors with empathy, and a professional to handle their special needs trust. From difficulties securing transportation for medical appointments…

Serving as a trustee of a special needs trust can be a time-consuming and complicated job, which is why trustees are almost always entitled to compensation for their services.  Payment…

Are you eligible for a working individual program? Apart from special needs trusts, a special needs attorney can assist you with your special needs planning if you qualify for disability…

Special needs trusts can help many families. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has recently started to focus on finding ways to support family caregivers by assisting…

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a monthly payment issued to disabled children and adults who have income and resources that are under an amount set by the Social Security Administration…

Special needs planning and estate planning can be difficult if you don’t have a professional to help out. Sometimes a parent or relative of a person with special needs will…

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal program that provides cash assistance to people with disabilities. Because SSDI is an insurance program and not a “means-tested” benefit for people…

Many relatives or caretakers of loved ones living with a disability may at some point need to be able to exert more control over their family member’s personal affairs. For…

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