Ensuring your family's needs are taken care of is the most important thing to you, which is why our Rock Island special needs attorneys are here to help you create a special needs estate plan that is tailored to your family's needs using every estate planning tool to maximize your estate plan ans ensure benefits such as Social Security will remain unaffected. Our experienced Rock Island special needs lawyers ensure you have peace of mind knowing your family is taken care of.
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In this videos, Rock Island special needs attorney Kevin O'Flaherty explains the process of special needs planning in Rock Island.
Special Needs estate plans need to cover all eventualities. There are many things to consider when creating a Rock Island special needs trust for your family. In this article, our Rock Island special needs lawyers discuss some of the broad issues to be aware of when creating your special needs estate plan.
If someone in your family has a disability in Rock Island, in most instances, they are entitled to Supplemental Security Income if they have less than $2,000 in assets and earn under the amount as described by SSI guidelines. Creating a Special Needs Trust in Rock Island will ensure that your loved one with a disability can gain assets and income without a reduction of benefits.
In this video, Rock Island 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.
In this article, our Rock Island Special Needs attorneys discuss the use of Special Needs Trusts and ABLE accounts in your estate plan. These allow you to add a home or assets to your trust with the additional benefits of not being counted towards income or ownership from Social Security when calculating Supplemental Social Security Income.
Our Rock Island special needs attorneys examine these benefits and what Special Needs Trusts are allowed to pay for and what they can't under current rules.
In this video, Rock Island special needs attorney Kevin O'Flaherty discusses testamentary special needs trust and stand-alone special needs trusts.
Our Rock Island special needs attorneys examine what stand-alone special needs trusts and testamentary special needs trusts can do for an estate plan and explain the differences between them. We discuss:
These types of trusts in Rock Island estate plans can be utilized for persons with a disability and allows that person to collect assets and receive income without impacting government benefits.