Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Affordable Care Act and Personal Injury Awards

2019-08-26T19:10:32+00:00

SNA President Marielle Hazen recently spoke on the "Impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on SNT and Settlement Planning" to an audience of 200 at the 2014 annual meeting of National Structured Settlements Trade Association. After providing a quick overview of the ACA, she focused on its potential effect on personal injury settlements. Size [...]

The Affordable Care Act and Personal Injury Awards2019-08-26T19:10:32+00:00

Blog Roundup: Caregiving Spouses/SNTs and Child Support/Home- and Community-Based Care

2014-08-13T19:05:11+00:00

SNA attorneys have ongoing involvement with a wide array of issues faced by individuals with disabilities, their families and the professionals who serve them. Below is a sampling of recent posts from member blogs: New Report Finds that Spouses Who Are Caregivers Are More Likely than Other Caregivers to Perform Demanding Medical/Nursing Tasks A study [...]

Blog Roundup: Caregiving Spouses/SNTs and Child Support/Home- and Community-Based Care2014-08-13T19:05:11+00:00

Tax Tips for Parents of a Child with Special Needs

2019-09-30T16:25:00+00:00

This issue of the Voice was written by Robert B. Fleming, a founding member of the Special Needs Alliance and a partner in the Tucson, Arizona, law firm of Fleming & Curti, PLC. Mr. Fleming represents family members who are guardians, conservators or trustees; he also frequently acts as trustee of special needs trusts. He travels and speaks extensively on taxation and trust administration issues. His website is at www.FlemingAndCurti.com.

Tax Tips for Parents of a Child with Special Needs2019-09-30T16:25:00+00:00

Understanding VA Disability Benefits

2019-08-26T19:11:17+00:00

By Cindy S. Alvear, Esq. and Julian E. Gray, CELA Most people are aware, to some extent, that the Veterans Administration (VA) offers benefits for service-related disabilities. Many don't realize, however, that for veterans with war-time service-even if stationed stateside-there may be coverage for certain non-service-related disabilities, as well. Here's an overview: Service Connected Disability [...]

Understanding VA Disability Benefits2019-08-26T19:11:17+00:00

Call to Action! Ask Federal Legislators to Co-Sponsor Bills Benefiting People with Disabilities

2019-06-26T16:59:20+00:00

The Special Needs Alliance and other prominent advocacy groups have long supported two pieces of legislation that would greatly benefit individuals with disabilities. Now we're asking you to help sign up additional co-sponsors in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. The Special Needs Trust Fairness Act (H.R. 2123/S.1672) This bipartisan legislation was introduced in [...]

Call to Action! Ask Federal Legislators to Co-Sponsor Bills Benefiting People with Disabilities2019-06-26T16:59:20+00:00

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