Quad Cities County Special Needs Attorneys | Special Needs Lawyers, Quad Cities

Quad Cities County Special Needs Attorneys | Special Needs Lawyers, Quad Cities

Our Quad Cities special needs attorneys assure that you and your family will have peace of mind in knowing that your special needs are taken care of. We are here to ensure that your special needs trust, irrevocable trust and your estate plan is tailored to your needs to ensure your loved ones are protected. We have the experience to assist you and your loved ones to create a special needs plan that allows you to retain assets while ensuring government benefits like social security won't get interrupted.‍

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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 Davenport

201 W. 2nd St., Ste. 400A Davenport, IA 52801

Phone:

(563) 503-6910

E-Mail:

davenport@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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Quad Cities Special Needs Planning

In this article, our Quad Cities special needs attorneys discuss the 8 estate planning goals that ensure you have an estate plan that covers every eventuality but is also tailored to your needs.

Typically, if someone has a disability in Quad Cities, they are entitled to Supplemental Security Income if they have:

  • less than $2,000 in assets
  • makes less than $733 in income every month

Creating a Special Needs Trust ensure that your loved one with a disability can gain assets and income without a reduction of benefits.  

Read the full article by our Quad Cities special needs attorneys explaining the special needs planning process in Quad Cities.

In this videos, Quad Cities special needs attorney Kevin O'Flaherty explains the process of special needs planning in Quad Cities.

What Can I Transfer To My Quad Cities Special Needs Trust?

Special Needs Trusts cannot pay for the expenses that SSI typically covers including utilities, mortgage payments, and groceries.

In this article, our Quad Cities Special Needs attorneys discuss Special Needs Trusts and ABLE accounts. Adding a home or assets to a special needs trust is an additional benefit when calculating Supplemental Social Security Income. We examine these benefits and what Special Needs Trusts are allowed to pay for and what they can't under current rules.

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

In this video, Quad Cities 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.

Testamentary Special Needs Trusts vs. Stand-Alone Special Needs Trusts in Quad Cities

In this article, our Quad Cities special needs attorneys examine stand-alone special needs trusts and testamentary special needs trusts. We answer:

  • 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 in Quad Cities 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 Quad Cities special needs attorneys on the differences between a testamentary special needs trust and a stand-alone special needs trust.

In this video, Quad Cities 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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