Dec 14

Caring for Disabled Family Members

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Caring for Disabled Family Members

Taking care of a disabled family member causes worry for parents and family.

Many families with disabled children worry endlessly about who will take care of their loved one when they are gone. In Pennsylvania, a Special Needs Trust allows an individual with disabilities to maintain assets to use throughout his or her life and remain eligible for Medical Assistance (MA), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Mental Health/Intellectual Disability services, Medicaid Waiver programs and other public benefits. These types of trusts protect resources from immediate invasion by the state Medicaid agency.

If you or someone you know has worries about a disabled family member, come to the Kilgus Law Offices, LLC for compassionate help creating a Special Needs Trust.

 

This article is intended to assist the reader as a learning aid, but does not consitute legal advice. The article is not written (nor is it intended to be used) for the purposes of avoiding penalties under any applicable law (e.g. Medicaid, Veterans, Social Security), not to promote, market or recommend any transaction or matter addressed and, given its purpose. Diligent effort was  made to ensure the accuracy of these materials, however, the author assumes no responsibility for the reader’s reliance of them an encourages the reader to seek legal advice if needed. Copyright 2016 Mary C. Kilgus, Esq. All rights reserved.

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