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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.

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The SECURE Act – How It Affects Special Needs Planning and Special Needs Trusts

This issue of the Voice was written by Special Needs Alliance member Alliance member Edward M. Biggin, Esq. an attorney with the law firm Landsman Law Group located in Rockville, Maryland.  Ed practices in the areas of Special Needs Planning, Elder Law, Medicaid Planning, Estate Planning, Guardianship, Probate Administration, and Trust Administration.  Ed is a member of the Bar in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

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  

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

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