Monthly Archives: August 2015

Telephone Scams Preying on Vulnerable Adults


This installment of the Voice was written by H. Amos Goodall, Jr., CELA of the State College, Pennsylvania law firm Goodall & Yurchak, P.C. His practice emphasizes estate planning and implementation for elders, persons with special needs and their families. A member of the Special Needs Alliance and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Amos is also a Fellow of the American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel. Amos wrote this article in consultation with Officer Kelly Aston of the State College Bureau of Police Services, State College, Pennsylvania.

Telephone Scams Preying on Vulnerable Adults2020-07-07T13:45:00-04:00

Disabled Military Child Protection Act


The Voice is the e-mail newsletter of The Special Needs Alliance. This installment was written by Special Needs Alliance member Kelly A. Thompson, Esq.. Kelly has been a lawyer for 36 years, practicing law in Arlington, Virginia for the last 20 years. Her clients include many military families, and her practice focuses on planning for individuals with disabilities and the elderly, special needs trusts, trust administration and estate planning.

Disabled Military Child Protection Act2020-07-09T17:18:04-04:00

Back-to-School Tips for Children with Special Needs


By Tara Anne Pleat, Esq. As a new school year approaches, nerves often take center stage for many families who have children with special needs. Parents and children alike worry about teachers, the other children, homework, lunchtime and much, much more. Get Ahead of the Curve Before classes begin make arrangements to take your child [...]

Back-to-School Tips for Children with Special Needs2020-07-15T09:30:16-04:00

Siblings Don’t Always Make the Best Trustees


By Robert B. Fleming, CELA As the parent of a child with disabilities, you may already know that you have to establish a trust to handle any inheritance you leave for your son or daughter. But do you know the most important question? Selecting your trustee is at least as critical as getting the trust [...]

Siblings Don’t Always Make the Best Trustees2020-06-26T14:20:10-04:00