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If you or a loved one are receiving benefits based on a disability, our Peoria County special needs attorneys will assist you in preparing a Supplemental Needs Trust to ensure you can earn an income, receive gifts and inheritances, and accumulate assets without putting your benefits at risk. Our Peoria County special needs attorneys are experienced and can help you or a loved one plan for the future.

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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 Peoria

4600 N. Brandywine Dr. Ste 200A
Peoria
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Peoria County Special Needs Attorneys

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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Peoria County Special Needs Planning Explained

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Peoria County special needs attorney Kevin O'Flaherty explains the process of special needs planning in Peoria County.

Peoria County special needs lawyers

In this article, our Peoria County special needs attorneys discuss how Special Needs Trusts are used in planning for the care of individuals with special needs.

Someone with a disability in Peoria County is typically entitled to Supplemental Security Income if they have less than $2,000 in assets and earns under the maximum amount as described by SSI guidelines. With the help of our Peoria special needs attorneys and the creation of a Special Needs Trust, your loved ones can ensure you gain assets and income without reduction of benefits.

Read the full article by our Peoria County special needs attorneys explaining the special needs planning process in Peoria County.

Can I Transfer My Home To My Special Needs Trust?

Peoria County Special Needs Planning Explained special needs attorney Kevin O'Flaherty explains how supplemental needs trusts and Illinois ABLE Act accounts can be used to ensure that you or your loved one with a disability is able to receive gifts, inheritances, and income without jeopardizing entitlement to government benefits.

Peoria County special needs trust attorneys

In this article, our Peoria County special needs attorneys discuss the process of adding a home to a Special Needs Trust and the benefits from not counting it as an asset when calculating Supplemental Security Income. We explain the types of items that Special Needs Trust are allowed to pay for and what isn't allowed under the rules. SSI can be used to pay for groceries, shelter, utilities and mortgage payments, so in effect, money from a trust cannot be used for these. 

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

Supplemental Needs Trusts Explained

Peoria County special needs trust lawyers

Our friendly Peoria County special needs attorneys can work with you and your family to establish a Supplemental Needs Trust, also known as a Special Needs Trust, to allow you or a disabled loved one to accumulate assets, own property, earn an income, and receive gifts and inheritances without reducing or jeopardizing his or her government benefits. 

If you or a family member is receiving government benefits based on a disability, you are probably aware that there are limits to a number of assets you can own as well as to the amount of monthly income you can receive without reducing your benefits.  

However, this does not mean that you need to live below the poverty line in order to continue to receive government benefits.  A Special Needs Trust can allow you or your loved ones to maintain a decent standard of living without reducing your benefits.  

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