The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently ruled that when a person dies, his or her IRA may be transferred to a child's SNT free of estate or gift taxes, and that required minimum distributions from that IRA to the SNT...
In many cases, the trustee of a special needs trust should hire a professional investment adviser. Here are some guidelines for hiring one.
Hundreds of thousands of Social Security disability (SSD) claimants are waiting up to three years for a resolution of their disability appeals, and during the wait more and more claimants are losing their homes, filing for bankruptcy, or dying from...
When it comes to child care the military generally tries to help families with special needs in a variety of ways.
An Arkansas appeals court has ruled that a father may end child support payments to his adult son with special needs after the son's move to a group home where his Supplemental Security Income (SSI) now covers his monthly expenses.
Academy of Special Needs Planners advisory board member Patricia E. Kefalas (Patti) Dudek is featured on the cover of the new issue of the flagship publication of the the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
It is possible to qualify for benefits from the Social Security Administration, like Supplemental Security Income (SSI), without a birth certificate.