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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!

Steps to Obtain Medicaid in a New State of Residence

It is important to remember that Medicaid is not portable. You cannot simply transfer it from one state to another.


Dealing with the 'Marriage Trap'

People who receive certain government benefits may be penalized for getting married and living with their spouses. Here's how.

Three Essential Documents for Parents of Children with Special Needs

If your child has special needs, a standard estate plan -- will, trust, power of attorney, and health care proxy -- may not be adequate for your family. 

Go Fund Me and Other Informal Fundraising Accounts Raise Issues for SSI and Medicaid

Over the past several years, crowdfunding and personal fundraising have become popular ways to raise money for people in need.  

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ABLE Accounts Now Available in Four States; Three Are Open to Out-of-State Beneficiaries

Two years after the passage of the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, four states -- Florida, Nebraska, Ohio and Tennessee -– have ABLE plans up and running, and all but Florida allow out-of-state beneficiaries to open accounts.

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