Champaign County Special Needs Attorneys

Champaign County Special Needs Attorneys

Have the peace of mind you deserve with our Champaign County special needs attorneys who will devout their skills to provide you the best legal means necessary.

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The purpose of a free consultation is to determine whether our firm is a good fit for your legal needs. Although we often discuss expected results and costs, our attorneys do not give legal advice unless and until you choose to retain us. Although most consultations are complimentary, some may carry a charge depending on the type of matter and meeting location.

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Champaign County Special Needs Attorneys

at our nearest location to schedule a free consultation:

O'Flaherty Law of Champaign

2506 Galen Dr., Ste. 108A, Champaign, IL 61821

Phone:

(217) 803-8679

E-Mail:

champaign.il@oflaherty-law.com

Hours: 9 am - 7 pm Monday - Friday 11 am - 3pm Saturday 11 am - 2 pm Sunday

See below for our other locations. If our office locations are not convenient for you, we are happy to speak with you by phone.  ​​​

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Kevin O'Flaherty oversees all legal matters and is actively involved in making sure every client's case, big or small, is handled with excellence and attention to detail. He is available to contact through phone and email and his rates are available upon request.

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What are Special Needs Trusts?

In this video, our special needs Champaign County attorneys explain how to use Special Needs Trusts, also known as Supplemental Needs Trusts, in order to allow disabled individuals to accumulate assets and income in excess of these amounts without reducing the amount of SSI benefits that they are eligible to receive. Typically a loved one will create the trust and serve as trustee, with the disabled individual being the beneficiary.  A bank account will then be opened in the name of the trust.


In this Learn About Law episode Champaign County special needs attorney Kevin O’Flaherty discusses how to use special needs trusts in order to maximize social security benefits for individuals with disabilities.

What is the Difference Between First Party Special Needs Trust and Third Party Special Needs Trusts in Illinois?

In this video, our Champaign County special needs attorneys discuss the main differences between the special needs funds to be that first party special needs trust is funded with assets owned by the beneficiary while a third party special needs trust is similar in purpose and structure to a first party, but is typically created and funded by family members who leave property through their estate plan (their will, life insurance benefits, etc.).

In this Learn About Law episode Champaign County special needs attorney Kevin O’Flaherty compares first party special needs trusts and third party special needs trusts in Illinois.

What are Illinois ABLE Accounts?

In this video, our special needs attorneys in Champaign County explain that an ABLE account is The Federal Achieving a Better Life Experience (“ABLE”) Act. This account allows for tax advantaged bank accounts known as ABLE Accounts that can be used by individuals with disabilities to save money without decreasing the amount of their government benefits such as Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”).  Although the ABLE Act is a federal law, each state in which ABLE Accounts are available has its own rules for how ABLE Accounts in its jurisdiction work


In this Learn About Law episode Champaign County special needs attorney Kevin O’Flaherty compares first party special needs trusts and third party special needs trusts in Illinois.

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