Our Saint Charles special needs attorneys will take the time to educate you and your family about the various options available to ensure that your loved one with special needs is given every advantage under the law.
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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.
In this article, our Saint Charles special needs attorneys explain ABLE Act accounts and special needs trusts. ABLE Act accounts are special bank accounts that can be used for particular types of expenses, such as housing and groceries, that special needs trusts cannot cover. A good special needs plan will incorporate a special needs trust, an ABLE Act account, and an estate plan for the guardian of the individual with special needs that acccounts for that individual's special needs trust.
In this article, our Saint Charles special needs lawyer Kevin O'Flaherty explains supplemental needs trusts, also known as special needs trusts. Individuals with disabilities in Illinois are entitled to Supplemental Secuirty Income if they have less than a certain threshold of both assets and income. Supplemental needs trusts are used to allow individuals with disabiliites to earn an income and acquire assets above these thresholds while still qualifying for full government benefits.