To help consumers navigate the process of opening newly available savings accounts for families of people with disabilities, the ABLE National Resource Center has launched an education [...]
All U.S. citizens have a federally guaranteed right to vote, but depending on the state, those under guardianship (or conservatorship) may not have that right.
Many people with disability income owe student loans. There’s a process that allows people with disabilities to discharge student loans completely – and it’s [...]
Sometimes people with disabilities or their families find themselves owing past-due federal taxes they cannot afford to pay. Although notices from the IRS can be especially [...]
An often overlooked aspect of a special needs trust (SNT) is how the trust is taxed. Tax savings can be substantial depending on how the trust is structured.
You may have heard the terms "special" needs trust and "supplemental" needs trust and wondered what the difference is. The short answer is that there's no difference. Here's the long [...]
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 [...]
A common fear among beneficiaries or their families is that the trustee may not do what’s in the beneficiary’s best interests and that, if this happens, the beneficiary may not be [...]