Our Rock Island County special needs attorneys are here to ensure 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. Our Rock Island County special needs lawyers will ensure you have peace of mind knowing your family is taken care of.
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In this article, our Our Rock Island County 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 Rock Island County, they are 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. Creating a Special Needs Trust ensure that your loved one with a disability can gain assets and income without a reduction of benefits.
In this article, our Rock Island County 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.
Special Needs Trusts cannot pay for the expenses that SSI typically covers including utilities, mortgage payments, and groceries.