Hiring a caregiver for someone with special needs can be a daunting task. Not only do you have to find a person with the experience, compassion, patience, and skills to…

One area that particularly vexes trustees of special needs trusts is how to get beneficiaries what they need without running afoul of the strict rules for public benefits like Supplemental…

The COVID-19 pandemic poses enormous challenges to group homes for developmentally disabled people. These are neighborhood homes are much smaller than large long-term care facilities, but they still present risks…

Last fall, attorneys Tresi Weeks and Chris Krupa Downs of The Weeks Law Firm, PLLC spent a few hours with a dynamic group of UNT Law Students filming a video…

You have completed and executed your plan for your special needs child. Everyone you’ve selected to serve—your guardian, your trustee, your health care proxy, your executor, and possibly a trust…

Legislative Update: Special Needs Trust Fairness Act On December 7, 2016, by an overwhelmingly affirmative vote of 94 to 5, the Senate approved H.R. 34 a.k.a. the 21st Century Cares…

Get ready to take notes!  The City of Plano Parks and Recreation Department is providing three great opportunities to hear Tresi speak this summer.  Learn more about planning for your…

The Best Buddies Friendship Walk 2016 is right around the corner! This year’s walk will be held Saturday, April 9th @ Frisco Commons Park. Best Buddies exists to support our…

Texas is now offering a program called “Community First Choice” to help families pay for home-based services for individuals with disabilities. The goal is to make it financially possible for…

1. What is a Special Needs Trust? A Special Needs Trust (also called a Supplemental Needs Trust) is a way to provide financial security for your child with special needs…

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