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THE VOICE

The Voice is SNA’s newsletter, written by our members for attorneys, financial advisors, trustees, and other professionals who assist individuals with special needs and their families. It addresses the complex challenges faced by professionals serving in this ever-evolving field.

The Voice®

Individuals with Disabilities and the Animals Providing Them Services

The following Article for the Voice is an update of one previously published, and reflects the ever-changing rules and regulations with respect to service animals and emotional support animals, particularly:  the Americans With Disabilities Act, the U.S. Dept. of Transportation regulations, the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development rules, and the Fair Housing Act.

This article was co-authored by SNA member Richard Kroll, and by Nicholas S. Proukou, of the Kroll Law Firm LLP.  Both focus their practices in Trusts, Estates, and Special Needs Planning.  You will find them in Rochester, NY and may visit them at www.kroll-lawoffice.com  

Are You Really Ready? Realistic Planning for Parents and Other Caregivers

The Voice® is the e-mail newsletter of the Special Needs Alliance. This installment was written by Special Needs Alliance member Edward Wilcenski, Esq., a founding partner of the law firm of Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC in Clifton Park, New York. He practices in the areas of Special Needs Planning, Elder Law, and Trust and Estate Planning and Administration. Ed is a past President of the Special Needs Alliance and writes and lectures frequently on issues affecting individuals with disabilities and their families.

Loud & Clear: Family Conversations

Loud & Clear: Family Conversations is SNA’s blog, written by our member attorneys and guests for individuals with disabilities and their families. We tackle the day-to-day and long-range issues that affect quality of life. Readers are welcome to comment on the discussion.

Loud & Clear: Family Conversations

Millennials and Estate Planning

This post was authored by attorney Shannon Laymon-Pecoraro, CELA of Hook Law Center, P.C., Virginia Beach, VA. Shannon focuses her practice on elder law, special [...]

Voices of Experience on Choosing a Group Home

Loud & Clear: Family Conversations tackles the day-to-day and long-range issues that affect the quality of life for people with disabilities and their families. This post offers guidance from an SNA attorney and a social worker, both special needs parents, who have searched for group homes for their adult children. Readers are welcome to comment on the discussion, though we cannot answer legal questions here. For answers to specific legal questions, please find an attorney in Directory.

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