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Lincoln Park Special Needs Lawyer

Our experienced and knowledgeable Lincoln Park special needs attorneys assist you and your loved ones in creating a special needs plan that will allow you to retain assets. It will also ensure that government benefits such social security will not get interrupted. Our Lincoln Park special needs lawyers will make sure that you have peace of mind in knowing your family is taken care of.

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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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O'Flaherty Law of Chicago

1941 N. Elston, Ste. A
Lincoln Park
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60642
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See below for our other locations. If our office locations are not convenient for you, we are happy to speak with you by phone.  ​​​

Hours: 
9 am - 9 pm, Mon-Fri
Saturday 9 am- 9 pm & Sunday 12 pm - 8pm
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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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Lincoln Park Special Needs Planning Explained

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In this video, Lincoln Park special needs attorney Kevin O'Flaherty explains the process of special needs planning in Lincoln Park.

Lincoln Park Special Needs Lawyer

In this article, our Lincoln Park special needs lawyers explain how Special Needs Trusts are used in planning for the care of individuals with special needs.  If someone has a disability in Illinois, 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 Lincoln Park 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.  

Read the full article by our Lincoln Park special needs attorneys explaining the special needs planning process in Illinois.

What Can You Transfer to Your Lincoln Park Special Needs Trust?

In this video, Lincoln Park special needs attorney Kevin O'Flaherty discusses supplemental needs trusts and Illinois ABLE Act accounts and 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.

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Adding a home to a special needs trust is additional benefit when calculating Supplemental Social Security Income. In this article, our Lincoln Park 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.

Read the full article by our Lincoln Park special needs lawyers about transferring your home to your Lincoln Park supplemental needs trust. 

Special Needs Trusts in Lincoln Park

In this video, Lincoln Park 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.

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In this article, our Lincoln Park 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:

  • What is a special needs trust?
  • What is a testamentary special needs trust?
  • What is a stand-alone special needs trust?
  • What are the benefits of a stand-alone special needs trust versus a testamentary special needs trust? and,
  • When is a testamentary special needs trust appropriate?

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.

Read more from our Lincoln Park special needs attorneys on the differences between a testamentary special needs trust and a stand-alone special needs trust in Lincoln Park estate plans.

Our Lincoln Park special needs lawyers are happy to meet with you in Chicago or any other location convenient to you.

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