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Senate Passes Special Needs Trust Fairness Act

The Special Needs Trust Fairness Act has passed both the House and Senate and is awaiting signature by the President. The President has already expressed his intent to sign this legislation. After the President’s signature, individuals with disabilities, who have capacity, can create their own first party special needs trusts (sometimes called (d)(4)(A) trusts as […]

ABLE Accounts In Massachusetts

The Achieving a Better Life Experience Act, or ABLE Act, signed into law in 2014, will soon be launched in Massachusetts. Account values in these savings accounts, up to $100,000, will be disregarded in determining eligibility for means-tested government programs such as supplemental security income (SSI). Contributions for individuals with disabilities that began prior to […]

Applying For Disability With Mixed Connective Tissue Disease

Undifferentiated, or mixed connective tissue disease can be the basis for a Social Security Disability application.  Mixed connective tissue disease has signs and symptoms of a combination of disorders — primarily lupus, scleroderma and polymyositis. For this reason, mixed connective tissue disease is sometimes referred to as an overlap disease.  Examples of connective tissue are […]

Estate Planning, Financial Planning, Elder Planning…

As a Worcester attorney, Christopher Sharry offers Estate Planning, Elder Law, Medicaid (MassHealth) Planning & Applications and Probate, and Estate Administration. He serves clients from the Greater Boston region including Worcester, Marlborough, Hudson, Leominster, Fitchburg, Shrewsbury, Westborough, Northborough, Southborough, Stow, Bolton, West Boylston, Holden, Sterling, Spencer, Grafton, Brookfield, and Sturbridge; central Massachusetts including Worcester County, and Boston Metrowest Middlesex County.