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"Here Comes the Sun" is the Newsletter from Russo Law Group, P.C. specifically for the Special Needs Community. For more information on any of the articles you read here, please do not hesitate to contact us!

Protecting your Future with a Power of Attorney and a Health Care Proxy

Who will take care of you and your finances and health care decision making if you become incapacitated?


The ABLE Act and Its Impact on Special Needs Planning

In December 2014, the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act was signed into law, adding to the toolkit for practitioners advising elderly and disabled clients.


Spouses May Qualify for Early Social Security Benefits If They Care for a Child with Disabilities

A little-known provision in the Social Security regulations allows the spouse of a retiree to also receive Social Security benefits, even if he has not yet reached retirement age, so long as he is caring for a child with disabilities at home.

Accounting Is Not Only Important - It's Mandatory

Unfortunately, too many trustees of special needs trusts or those who oversee funds for people with special needs don't even know that they have a duty to account for the funds they manage, let alone perform that duty correctly.

Don't Fall Victim to Identity Theft While Applying for Disability Benefits

The Social Security Administration and the Federal Trade Commission recently issued warnings for people to be on the lookout for identity thieves seeking personal information in connection with disability benefit applications.

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11 Questions to Ask a Potential Caregiver

If you've decided to hire a caregiver for a person with special needs, you'll need to interview the candidates. Here are eleven important questions to ask.

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