Our Bettendorf special needs attorneys have the experience and the knowledge to assist you and your loved ones to create a special needs plan that will allow you to retain assets that also ensures government benefits like social security won't get interrupted. Our Bettendorf special needs lawyers will ensure you have peace of mind knowing your family is taken care of.
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In this article, our Illinois special needs attorneys discuss how Special Needs Trusts are used in planning for the care of individuals with special needs. Typically, if someone has a disability in Illinois, they are entitled to Supplemental Security Income if they have less than $2,000 in assets and earn under the maximum amount as described by SSI guidelines. With the help of our Illinois special needs attorneys, you can create a Special Needs Trust to ensure that your loved one with a disability can gain assets and income withoutreduction of benefits.
Adding a home to a special needs trust is additional benefit when calculating Supplemental Social Security Income. In this article, our Chicago special needs lawyers discuss these benefits as well as what Special Needs Trusts are allowed to pay for and what they can't under current rules. Special Needs Trusts cannot pay for the expenses that SSI typically covers including utilities, mortgage payments, and groceries.