Scott County Special Needs Attorneys | Special Needs Lawyers, Scott County

Scott County Special Needs Attorneys | Special Needs Lawyers, Scott County

Our Scott County special needs attorneys have the experience and the knowledge to assist you and your loved ones to create a special needs plan that will allow you to retain assets that also ensures government benefits like social security won't get interrupted. Our Scott County special needs lawyers will 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 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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Scott County Special Needs Planning Explained

In this article, our Scott County special needs attorneys discuss how Special Needs Trusts are used in planning for the care of individuals with special needs.  Typically, if someone has a disability in Iowa, 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. 

With the help of our Iowa special needs attorneys, you can create a Special Needs Trust to ensure that your  loved one with a disability can gain assets and income without reduction of benefits.  

Read the full article by our Scott County special needs attorneys explaining the special needs planning process in Illinois.

Scott County special needs attorney Kevin O'Flaherty explains the process of special needs planning in Iowa.

Can I Transfer My Home To My Special Needs Trust?

Adding a home to a special needs trust is additional benefit when calculating Supplemental Social Security Income. In this article, our Scott County special needs lawyers discuss these benefits as well as 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.

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

In this video, Scott County 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 Scott County

In this article, our Scott County special needs attorneys discuss the differences between stand-alone special needs trusts and testamentary special needs trusts and the benefits and disadvantages of each. We answer the questions:

  • 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 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 Scott County special needs attorneys on the differences between a testamentary special needs trust and a stand-alone special needs trust.

In this video, Scott County 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 Scott County special needs lawyers are happy to meet with you in Davenport or any other location convenient to you.

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