Rockford Special Needs Attorneys | Special Needs Lawyers Rockford, IL

Rockford Special Needs Attorneys | Special Needs Lawyers Rockford, IL

If you or a loved one are receiving benefits based on a disability, our Rockford special needs attorneys will ensure you can earn an income, receive gifts and inheritances, and accumulate assets without putting your benefits at risk. By helping you establish a Supplemental Needs Trust, we can help you and/or your loved one plan for your future comfort and support.

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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 Rockford

6785 Weaver Road, Unit 2B
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61114
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9 am - 5 pm Mon - Friday
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11 am - 3pm Saturday & 11 am - 2 pm Sunday by Appointment

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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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Rockford Special Needs Planning Explained

In this article, our Rockford 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 Rockford is typically entitled to Supplemental Security Income (SSI) 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 Rockford special needs attorneys and the creation of a Special Needs Trust, your loved ones can ensure you gain assets and income without any reduction of benefits.

Read the full article by our Rockford special needs attorneys explaining the special needs planning process.

Can I Transfer My Home To My Special Needs Trust in Rockford?

In this article, our Rockford 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 (SSI).

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 Rockford special needs lawyers about transferring your home to your supplemental needs trust. 

In this video, Rockford special needs attorney Kevin O'Flaherty explains the process of special needs planning in Rockford.

For the following video, Rockford 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.

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