Understanding the Differences Between a Living Trust and an Irrevocable Trust
You may be thinking about setting up a trust. Before you commit to a plan, make sure you understand the differences between the two basic types of trusts. ...
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Trump Administration Requests Supreme Court Review of Medicaid Work Requirements
For the past two and a half years, the Trump administration has been pushing states to adopt policies requiring certain Medicaid recipients to work in order to...
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Study Points to High COVID-19 Infection Rates in Group Homes
People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) living in group homes are four times as likely to contract COVID-19, and nearly twice as likely to die from it, a new [...]
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Disability Rights Advocates Push for End to SSDI Waiting Periods
More than three dozen disability rights groups are urging Congress to end two burdensome waiting periods that Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) recipients must currently endure.
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Child Support and Special Needs: Six Important Questions
Parents of a child with special needs know that they must plan for the child’s care and support, especially if the child is unlikely ever to be able to earn [...]
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COVID-19 Has Loosened Some ADA Workplace Protections, So Know Your Rights
As the economy gradually re-opens, employees with disabilities may be particularly vulnerable to workplace discrimination, and should be aware of their rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
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Theft From SNT Highlights Value Of Using A Professional Trustee
A New Jersey man has been charged with stealing $330,000 from the special needs trust (SNT) of a man living in a long-term care facility. The case highlights the importance [...]
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COVID-19 Raises Concerns About the Life Expectancy of Social Security Trust Funds
The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic recession has sparked fresh concerns about the long-term solvency of Social Security’s trust funds.
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Disability Advocates Push to Make Voting Safe and Accessible in 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, voting by mail is rapidly becoming the preferred method of states and municipalities looking to protect the right to vote in the current primaries [...]
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Some Are Using Disability Law to Oppose Face Mask Requirements
Since late April, a flyer has been making the rounds on social media that provides a blueprint for asserting these alleged protections. The flyer advises that if a customer enters [...]
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