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Unfortunately, many parents of children with special needs wait until their child turns 18 to consider creating a Special Needs Trust. Sometimes, they even wait until their child eventually needs government benefits like SSI or Medicaid. However, Special Needs Trusts do a lot more than just protect the beneficiary’s access to government benefits and should […]


Special Needs Trusts Protect Government Benefits and MUCH More

The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, which was created by Congress in 2014, allows people with disabilities and their families to save up to $100,000 in accounts for the benefit of a disabled person. The funds can be saved without jeopardizing the individual’s eligibility for Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and other government […]


Massachusetts Special Needs Lawyer: You Can Now Save More Money in ABLE Accounts in 2018

Children with special needs, or Children with Special Health Care Needs as defined by the Social Security Act, are eligible to receive a number of government benefits to pay for the aid, care, and services that are available to them. There are many ways a child can qualify as a Child with Special Health Care […]


Massachusetts Special Needs Lawyer: What Benefits Are Available for Children with Special Needs?

When it comes to creating a special needs plan for a loved one with disabilities, it’s the hope that all family members are in agreement and ideally on the same page. But, as a Middlesex County special needs lawyer, I have seen that even if everyone is working together, there can be issues when the […]


Special Needs Lawyer: Special Needs Planning for Divorced Families

Special needs planning in Middlesex County can be daunting if you’re just starting. However, a Middlesex County special needs lawyer can save you the headache of planning and the worry over whether your plan will be executed properly. If you’re new to special needs planning and aren’t sure where to start, check out these do’s […]


Preliminary Do’s and Don’ts for Special Needs Planning in Middlesex County