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Why Comprehensive Special Needs Planning is Critical for You and Your Family

You know there are many legal considerations involved when you are planning for a loved one with special needs. From government benefits and accessing specialists to care management and advocacy, you may find yourself pulled in a myriad of directions. The secret to success? Don’t put off the comprehensive special needs planning you need. We

 

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How Child Support Impacts Your Special Needs Child’s SSI Benefits

Child support paid on behalf of your child with special needs impacts the amount they receive from SSI, whether they are under the age of 18 or receive child support as an adult paid beyond the age of 18.  The child who receives SSI under the age of 18 will have up to two-thirds of

 

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Should An Attorney Support Me With Guardian Advocacy?

Are you familiar with the term ‘guardian advocacy’? In Florida, guardian advocacy is a process where family members or caregivers can obtain legal authority over an individual with a developmental disability. When it comes to guardian advocacy, however, do you know how to legally protect your developmentally disabled child? It can be overwhelming to accomplish

 

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