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In Legal Terms: Special Needs Law

Guest: Richard Courtney from Courtney Elder Law Associates https://elderlawms.com/


When planning for your own or someone else's disability:

P P P P

P: People - who needs to be in control "after"

P: Place - where do you desire the person to live

P: Paper - documents - trusts, medical directives, etc

P: Professional guidence - this isn't a DIY project


See Mr. Courtney's website for free information https://elderlawms.com/frequently-asked-questions/


For attoneys: A Lawyer's Gudie to Working with Special Needs Clients book https://www.americanbar.org/products/inv/book/379427221/


ILT podcast dealing with the Americans with Disabilities Act http://inlegalterms.mpbonline.org/episodes/in-legal-terms-ada

Richard Courtney on MPB's Money Talks : ABLE Accounts http://moneytalks.mpbonline.org/episodes/money-talks-able-accounts

Sec.of State Michael Watson on ILT http://inlegalterms.mpbonline.org/episodes/in-legal-terms-secretary-of-state-watson


Listener questions:

  • medicaid
  • college age child
  • access to buildings



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