Rock Island Special Needs Attorneys | Special Needs Lawyers, Rock Island

Rock Island Special Needs Attorneys | Special Needs Lawyers, Rock Island

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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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 Street Ste. 400A
Rock Island
IL
52801

Phone:

(563) 503-6910

E-Mail:

davenport@oflaherty-law.com

9 am - 5 pm Mon - Friday
After 5 pm by Appointment
11 am - 3pm Saturday & 11 am - 2 pm Sunday by Appointment

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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Rock Island Special Needs Planning

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.  

Read the full article by our Rock Island special needs attorneys explaining the special needs planning process in Rock Island.

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

What Can I Transfer To My Rock Island Special Needs Trust?

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.

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

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.

Testamentary Special Needs Trusts vs. Stand-Alone Special Needs Trusts in Rock Island

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:

  • 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?

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.

Read more from our Rock Island special needs attorneys on the differences between a testamentary special needs trust and a stand-alone special needs trust.

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.

Our Rock Island special needs lawyers are happy to meet with you in Davenport or any other location convenient to you.

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