What is an Elder Law Attorney?

2020-12-18T16:19:46-06:00May 14th, 2019|

Elder Law is a specialized area of legal practice that focuses on the type of client served rather than on the specific legal question involved. An Elder Law Attorney has a practice centered around the issues that impact older adults and people with disabilities. Because the Elder Law Attorney is committed to a type of [...]

Special Needs Planning Interview on Money Matters Monday

2018-12-26T17:50:31-06:00January 10th, 2018|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3XPTOp7Dn8 Matt:                     Time now for Money Matters Monday. Planning for the future is hard enough, but what if your plan includes someone in your family or just a loved one with special needs? Joining us now is Brian Quinn, partner with Quinn Estate and Elder Law, LLC. Also does some work with our friends [...]

Set Aside More for a Child with Special Needs?

2018-12-26T17:13:33-06:00August 21st, 2017|

Estate planning isn’t always straightforward. Some family situations present difficult questions that can’t be answered very easily. Such is the case when a couple (I’ll call them Bob and Marie) were in my office asking how to provide for Jenny, their special needs child. At the moment, they weren’t facing a legal challenge as much [...]

Estate Planning for Seniors with Special Needs

2018-12-26T17:17:41-06:00April 24th, 2017|

Developmental Disabilities on the Rise What kind of preparations are important to make for aging adults with developmental disabilities? Because we’re seeing more children in these situations, we also expect to see adults, and aging adults with special needs. With autism, for example, reported to be on the rise, it’s a good thing that more [...]

Addressing Your Disabled Loved One’s Legal Needs

2020-03-19T20:29:43-05:00January 1st, 2016|

According to the Center for Persons with Disabilities, greater than one in five Americans is disabled. And while we often hear about programs to assist the disabled, little is said about addressing their legal needs. Special Needs Planning is the solution. What is Special Needs Planning? Special Needs Planning helps families address the legal needs of a [...]

Special Needs Trust – Inheritance Without Harm

2019-01-22T21:01:26-06:00July 17th, 2012|

A Special Needs Trust is Required When a Simple Inheritance Can Do More Harm Than Good I recently had a client walk into my office who had just learned he was receiving a large inheritance from his father.  He was extremely worried and upset about this.  My client was disabled, and was receiving Medicaid health [...]

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