California attorney Michael Avenatti was recently charged with stealing from the settlements of clients, among them a paraplegic who was waiting for Avenatti to deposit his settlement funds into a special needs trust (SNT).
A new study finds that SSDI beneficiaries in states that make it easier for those with disabilities to get Medigap policies are substantially healthier than those in states that restrict access for those under age 65.
Paying for day care is one of the biggest expenses faced by working adults with young children, a child with a disability or a dependent parent, but there is a tax credit available to help working caregivers.
Major changes to the “kiddie tax” could significantly increase the tax liability of assets placed in special needs trusts if the trust’s beneficiary is a minor and the income the trust earns is high enough.
A new Social Security Administration proposal would make it more difficult for people who don’t speak English to qualify for disability benefits, potentially reducing the disability rolls by more than 10,000 people