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Considerations When Planning for Families with Special Needs

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 11:31

Guardianship Article PhotoRecent changes in the laws have added new complexities and considerations when planning for a person with a disability.  Although not all are changes to trust law, many of the programmatic changes impact how we handle special needs estate planning.  The most important of these changes include

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The Many Hats of a Special Needs Attorney

Friday, 07 December 2018 12:50

HatsAttorneys must wear many hats, especially when representing people with disabilities and their families.  Imagine a display of three hats on the conference room table: A black stovepipe hat, rimmed with a satin ribbon; the rumbled and worn, brown, slouchy, cloth Sorter Hat straight from Hogwarts in Harry Potter; and the most extravagant, eye-catching Kentucky Derby creation you’ve ever seen.

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Disabled Voters are Enfranchised Voters

Monday, 15 October 2018 11:49

voteWe are excited to share a short, 30-second video created to help empower voters with disabilities.  It was produced for Ohioans with disabilities by All Voting is Local with help from Milestones Autism Resources.  (I’m honored to be one of the Board Members of Milestones!)

 

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News from the Caregiver Front: Reduction in Nursing Hours Upheld by Appeals Court

Thursday, 13 September 2018 08:38

girl with glassesIf you or a loved one relies upon Medicaid to pay for private duty nursing, a significant case has happened in the past two weeks which may affect your care.  You already know that over the past few years, Ohio has been eliminating or cutting back on Medicaid funded nursing.

 

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