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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!

In The News

SSA Gives Guidance on the Use of Prepaid Debit Cards by Special Needs Trust Beneficiaries

Administrator-managed prepaid debit cards offer beneficiaries of special needs trusts greater independence, but up till now such cards existed in a regulatory gray area.

SNT Is Created in Excessive Force Settlement Between Man With Schizophrenia and Police

In an underreported case involving police violence, the state of California has agreed to pay nearly $1 million to a man with schizophrenia. The money will be placed in a special needs trust (SNT). 

New Rules for Appeals of Private Disability Insurance Claims Go Into Effect

Under new Department of Labor regulations that go into effect April 2, workers filing for private disability benefits should have a more transparent and fairer appeals process.

“Mr. Social Security” Now Faces 255 Years in Prison; His Clients Must Once Again Prove Their Disability

New charges against a disability attorney who dubbed himself "Mr. Social Security" can move forward, while thousands of former clients remain in limbo

21st Annual Swingin’ Fore Theresa

The Swingin’ Fore Theresa Golf Outing will be held on June 28th. This event is an annual fundraising event to benefit the Theresa Academy of Performing Arts. The funds raised from our outing are also used to support many of our programs.

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