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Medicaid Payback Trusts

Image via Wikipedia As part of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993, Congress addressed how self-settled trusts are treated in determining eligibility for Medicaid. In short, trusts created ...
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SSI Strategy Revealed!

Supplemental Social Security [ SSI ] is a federal program that provides stipends to low-income persons who are either aged (65 or older), blind, or disabled. The program is administered by the Social ...
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Revocable Living Trusts - Pros and Cons

Revocable living trusts are popular because they avoid the expense and delay of probate. There are other advantages to revocable living trusts. Let’s look at the pros and cons of this estate planning ...
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Can I Use a Special Needs Trust to Take my Disabled Child on Vacation?

Image via Wikipedia Yesterday, a mother posted a question on www.sethere.com ( http://www.sethere.com/?p=11877 ) asking whether she could use her child's Special Needs Trust fund to take her disabled ...
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Government Benefits - Going Beyond the Basics

Image via Wikipedia United States citizens who have reached the age of 18 and who have a qualifying disability are eligible for SSI ( Supplemental Security Income.) SSI is a federal government program ...
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Critical Stages in the Life of a Disabled Child

Renee C. Lovelace, a Texas Super Lawyer for 2007 – 2010, has identified the following critical stages in the life of a disabled child: ● Under 18 – most children with disabilities who are under the ...
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Four Legal Documents Everybody Needs - Part IV

There are four legal documents that every person should have: a will, a health care power-of-attorney, a living will and a durable power-of-attorney. Previously, I have discussed the importance of a ...
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Four Legal Documents Everybody Needs - Part III

There are four legal documents that every person should have: a will, a health care power-of-attorney, a living will and a durable power-of-attorney. Previously, I have discussed the importance of a ...
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Four Legal Documents Everybody Needs - Part II

There are four legal documents that every person should have: a will, a health care power-of-attorney, a living will and a durable power-of-attorney. I have previously discussed the importance of a ...
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Four Legal Documents Everybody Needs - Part I

There are four legal documents that every person should have: a will, a health care power-of-attorney, a living will and a durable power-of-attorney. I will discuss the reasons why, in depth, in four ...
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Estate Planning for a Disabled Child

As if rearing a disabled child weren’t enough of a challenge, how do you provide for such a child after you’re gone? If your child has a categorical disability as determined by the Social Security ...
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Welcome!

Welcome to my website for Ohio special needs trusts. What is a Special Needs Trust? A Special Needs Trust ( SNT ) is a legal entity that holds assets for a disabled person; that person can be a child ...
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Welcome to our Special Needs Estate Planning Blog

We are pleased to announce the launch of our Special Needs Estate Planning Blog.
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