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Littman Krooks Planning Guides and Special Reports
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Elder Law and Estate Planning Guides
Vacation Area Homes: Tax and Management Issues
Special Needs Planning and Special Education Advocacy Guides
Administering a Special Needs Trust: A Handbook for Trustees
Avoiding Legal Malpractice
Is it malpractice to fail to preserve your client’s Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicaid eligibility before you obtain a personal injury settlement?
Buying A Home for a Person with Disabilities
How can a personal injury settlement or special needs trust be used to buy a home? Here are five strategies.
Estate Planning for Parents of Children With Disabilities
Public Benefits and Matrimonial Settlements
Using special needs trusts in matrimonial settlements.
Selecting The Trustee
What options and considerations do you have when selecting the trustee of your special needs trust?
Special Needs Trusts for Litigation Proceeds
If an award from a personal injury case is paid to a plaintiff receiving certain public benefits, that person can lose those benefits. Find out how to protect litigation proceeds – and public benefits.
SSI Eligbility and Special Needs Trusts
A properly drafted special needs trust (SNT) will allow the recipient to continue to receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicaid benefits.
Striking a Balance with Structured Settlements
Structured settlements, also known as annuities, provide a stream of income on a periodic basis, typically monthly for the settlement of personal injury claims. Learn more when this type of settlement is appropriate.
Supplemental Security Income
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a need-based income program for the aged, blind and disabled who have limited income and assets.
Using Self-Settled Special Needs Trusts To Protect Public Benefits
Utilizing Special Needs Trusts (SNTs) For Disabled Persons With Litigation Proceedings
What Happens When I Turn 18?
When a child is no longer a minor, natural guardianship ends. Learn how turning 18 effects Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid, and guardianship for a person with special needs.