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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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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Kennedy Scion Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Structured Settlement Funds, While Industry Expert Says Feds Were…
A scion of the Kennedy family has pleaded guilty to embezzling nearly $8 million that was intended to purchase structured settlement annuities for children who were plaintiffs in medical malpractice [...]
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Bill to Shield Caregivers From Employment Discrimination Is Introduced in Senate
Those who care for a family member while also working can face challenges balancing work and caregiving duties. New legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate would make it illegal for [...]
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Facts About Estate Settlement
You should be aware of some of the other procedures involved in estate settlement. Here is a quick review of some of them. Your attorney, as well as the organizations [...]
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CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS
If you share your estate with charity, it will cut your estate tax bill. Direct bequests to charity are fully deductible for estate tax purposes. Leave your entire estate to [...]
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Community Property Issues
Ten states have community property systems: Alaska (elective), Arizona, California, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin. Under a community property system, your total estate consists of your [...]
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