Tinley Special Needs Attorneys | Special Needs Lawyers, Tinley Park

Tinley Special Needs Attorneys | Special Needs Lawyers, Tinley Park

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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 Tinley Park

​16557 Oak Park Ave., Ste. B Tinley Park, IL 60477

Phone:

(708) 894-3030

E-Mail:

tinleypark@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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Tinley Park Special Needs Planning Explained

In this article, our Tinley Park 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 Tinley Park 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.

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

Can I Transfer My Home To My Special Needs Trust in Tinley Park?

In this article, our Tinley Park 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). an ABLE account is The Federal Achieving a Better Life Experience (“ABLE”) Act. This account allows for tax advantaged bank accounts known as ABLE Accounts that can be used by individuals with disabilities to save money without decreasing the amount of their government benefits such as Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”). Although the ABLE Act is a federal law, each state in which ABLE Accounts are available has its own rules for how ABLE Accounts in its jurisdiction

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. 

 

For the following video, Tinley Park 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.

First vs. Third Party Special Needs Trusts

Our friendly Tinley Park special needs attorneys explain the primary differences between a First Party and Third Party Special Needs Trust. In short, while a first party trust is funded by assets owned by the beneficiary, a third party trust is created and funded by family members who leave property through their estate plan. We also explain factors you should consider under Illinois law for setting up a First Party or Third Party Special Needs Trust.

For the following video, Tinley Park 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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