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 for its Accessible Law platform discussing probate and special needs.

During the COVID-19 crisis, the Weeks Law Firm is still open to serve you. We are working remotely but in full operational capacity.  We are conducting initial consultations via phone or Zoom videoconferencing. Our fabulous legal assistant, Mikey Barshop, is answering our phones, scheduling appointments and forwarding to us anything that needs our attention.  Both attorneys,…

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 Act, a $6.3 billion package of health-related initiatives.  The Act was signed by President Obama on December 13, 2016.  This new law includes the Special…

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 family’s future with these courses: GUARDIANSHIPS & ALTERNATIVES, SPECIAL NEEDS TRUST & NEW ABLE ACT, and FAMILY LEGAL DOCUMENTS Thursday, June 9th from 6:30PM to…

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 friends and family members with intellectual or developmental disabilities, and is their biggest fundraiser each year. There are many great ways to led your support!…

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 more of these individuals to live among family, rather than moving to a nursing facility. We’d like to provide you with some introductory highlights to…

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 and help ensure a better quality of life.  A Special Needs Trust enables a person with a physical or mental disability to have an unlimited…

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