Special needs planning in Frisco for your loved ones can be difficult to navigate. In January 2023, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced it would award…

Funds held in a properly drafted special needs trust (SNT) will not affect a Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Medicaid recipient’s benefits. However, funds disbursed in a manner that violates…

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…

It’s good news for those requiring special needs planning. The Senate and House have cleared the passage of a year-end $1.7 trillion appropriations bill that will affect people with disabilities…

The guardianship of an adult, in which a judge appoints an individual to make choices for a person over 18, is appropriate when the adult lacks capacity. Capacity is a…

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…

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…

Many families of individuals with special needs want to foster their loved ones’ independence. Some may find that their loved one is happiest with a personal living space, as independent…

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…

Affordable, safe housing is one of the most crucial aspects of a person’s life, especially if that person has a disability. Parents and guardians must plan for this as early…

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