Guardianship hearings are typically little more than a formality for parents of children with special needs who cannot live independently once they reach age 18. But this was not the case for Texas parents Christy and Mark Zartler.
When victims receive awards in personal injury lawsuits, obtaining the award is only half the battle. Of equal, or greater, importance is constructing the settlement structure in a way that best protects the individual's long-term interests.
The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) is proposing a two-year delay in Obama-era regulations aimed at reducing racial disparities in special education. Disability rights advocates are strongly opposing any delay.