Our Iowa special needs attorneys are here to assist you or your loved one in preparing a Supplemental Needs Trust to ensure that you are protected if you are receiving benefits based on disability. The trust helps to ensure that you can earn income, receive inheritance, and accumulate assets without putting your benefits at unnecessary risk. Our Iowa special needs attorneys provide with you individually catered and hands-on service to ensure you defend you in your legal matters.
Please contact our friendly
Iowa Special Needs Attorneys
at our nearest location to schedule a free consultation:
See below for our other locations. If our office locations are not convenient for you, we are happy to speak with you by phone.
Kevin O'Flaherty was instrumental during the purchase process of my new house. I highly recommend him and the entire firm!
An excellent client experience, I recommend O'Flaherty Law to all of my clients that have a need for consultation in family law.
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.
In this video, Iowa special needs attorney Kevin O'Flaherty discusses supplemental needs trusts how they can be used to ensure that you or your loved one with a disability are able to receive gifts, inheritances, and income without jeopardizing entitlement to government benefits.
Adding a home to a special needs trust is additional benefit when calculating Supplemental Social Security Income. In this article, our Iowa special needs attorneys outline these benefits as well as what Special Needs Trusts are allowed to pay for and what they can't under current guidelines. Special Needs Trusts cannot pay for the expenses that SSI typically covers such as utilities, mortgage payments, and groceries.
In this video, Iowa special needs attorney Kevin O'Flaherty explains the process of special needs planning in Iowa.
Special Needs Trusts are used in planning for the care of individuals with special needs. If someone has a disability in Iowa, they are commonly 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. Our Iowa special needs attorneys will help you create a Special Needs Trust to ensure that your loved one with a disability can gain assets and income without reduction of benefits.
In this video, Iowa special needs attorney Kevin O'Flaherty discusses the differences between a testamentary special needs trust and a stand-alone special needs trust as well as the pros and cons of each.
In this article, our Iowa special needs lawyers discuss the differences between stand-alone special needs trusts and testamentary special needs trusts and the pros and cons of each. We answer questions such as:
Special needs trusts are a tool that can be utilized for persons with a disability and allows that person to collect assets and receive income without impacting government benefits.