Loud & Clear: Family Conversations2022-02-17T08:40:51-05:00

Loud & Clear: Family Conversations is 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 the quality of life. Readers are welcome to comment on the discussion, though we can not answer legal questions here. For answers to specific legal questions, please find an attorney in our Directory.

Government Benefits for Vets with PTSD

This blog post highlights the devastating impact post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has on many veterans, and the resources available from the government and other organizations to help reduce the pain and suffering brought on by PTSD.

June 17th, 2022|0 Comments

COVID-19 Testing: What You Need to Know

As more people are exposed to COVID-19, questions about testing availability and effectiveness are creating some confusion for individuals. The best way to prevent and slow the transmission of COVID-19 is to be well informed about the disease and how the virus spreads and take the necessary precautions in the case of exposure and/or a positive test result.

May 11th, 2022|0 Comments

Divorce and Children with Special Needs

Of the many life challenges and circumstances that can potentially disrupt the life of a child with special needs, divorce is undoubtedly one of the most difficult situations to contend [...]

March 8th, 2022|0 Comments

Setting Up a Small Group Home

When contemplating an ideal environment for a loved one with a disability, a small group home is often considered, given its many benefits. In the majority of instances, families [...]

January 12th, 2022|0 Comments

Naming a trustee for your loved one

This post was authored by attorney Jefferey Yussman, Esq. of Yussman Special Needs Law & Wyatt Estate Planning, Louisville, KY. Jeff focuses his practice on estate planning, special needs trust [...]

December 3rd, 2021|0 Comments

The Value of An Attorney’s Network

Special needs attorneys have many kinds of legal expertise, but they also work with a range of other kinds of professionals to help them meet their clients’ needs. This article [...]

October 6th, 2021|0 Comments

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 needs planning, estate and trust [...]

July 6th, 2021|0 Comments

The Pandemic Is Tough on Caregivers

This post was authored by Margaret A. Graham, Esq., of Pregenzer, Baysinger, Wideman & Sale, PC,  Albuquerque, New Mexico.  She focuses her practice on special needs and elder law, and is caregiver [...]

March 3rd, 2021|0 Comments

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