Disability Issues

Use Caution When Paying Family Caregivers

Trustees of special needs trusts are frequently approached by family members of trust beneficiaries who would like to be paid as caregivers for the beneficiaries.  While the Social Security Administration (SSA) currently does not explicitly prohibit payment of family caregivers...

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I'm Applying for SSDI; Do I Need a Lawyer?

An attorney is probably unnecessary if you're just completing the initial application. But if your application is denied and you need to have a hearing, you'd be well advised to be represented by an attorney or another professional.

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Who May Open an ABLE Account?

ABLE accounts are a great new savings tool for individuals with disabilities, but not all people with disabilities are eligible to open these accounts. ...

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