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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®

Other Protective Arrangements

This issue of The Voice® was written by SNA member Jacob Menashe of Hickman Menashe, P.S. in Lynnwood and Bellevue, Washington. Serving clients in the greater Snohomish and King County areas and throughout Washington, the firm works with their clients on legal concerns related to elder law and estate planning. Jacob was assisted by a former associate of his firm, Sage Graves Slugić, now practicing at Graunke Ayoub Law in Seattle, Washington. 

Special Needs Trusts and Trust Protectors

This issue of The Voice® was written by SNA member Johanna Pickel, of Johanna A. Pickel LLC located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Her firm focuses on compassionate and thoughtful planning for every stage of life – wills, trusts, special needs trusts, Medicaid and VA compliant trusts, probate and trust administration.

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

What to Know When Your Child With Disabilities Turns 22 

On the heels of a child with special needs’ biggest milestones becoming an adult at eighteen (18) comes the next and arguably more challenging milestone – life after turning twenty-two (22). What services end? What do parents and guardians need to know? To help prepare for this transition, we have highlighted some of the top considerations. 

Pursuing a Temporary 504 Plan 

Your school age child may benefit from the institution of a temporary 504 Plan to help them better succeed at school. But is that a possibility? If so, what does that process look like? Read more to help answer those and other questions.

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