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Divorce in the Exceptional Needs Family

Divorce in the Exceptional Needs Family

Families with individuals with exceptional needs will face additional challenges in navigating separation and divorce. Some challenges the courts are equipped to handle, and others are severely lacking. In an ordinary custody and visitation case, …

What is the Value of a Special Needs Trust?

Written by Melone Hatley, P.C. on . Posted in .
A special needs trust, also referred to as a supplemental needs trust, provides for a person with a mental or physical disability and allows the beneficiary to receive gifts, lawsuit settlements, or other funds and yet not lose his or her eligibil…

ABLE Act and Financial Planning for Special Needs Children in Virginia

Written by Melone Hatley, P.C. on . Posted in .
The state of Virginia was the first state to approve legislation related to the ABLE Act (Achieving a Better Life Experience) of 2014. The ABLE Act allows a person with a disability, or his or her family to set up a special savings account to cove…
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