Hinkle, Fingles & Prior presented with The Family Support Center of New Jersey’s Community Partner Award.
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By: Eileen W. Siegltuch, Esq., & S. Paul Prior, Esq.
A Special Needs Trust (SNT) is a critical part of an estate plan for families of an individual with a disability. If created properly, a SNT will preserve eligibility for various government programs for individuals with disabilities.
A SNT will operate for the life of the [...]
Students are being diagnosed with food allergies and chemical sensitivities at a higher rate than ever before. For example, the number of students under the age of five with severe peanut allergies has doubled during the past ten years. Because students spend such a significant portion of their days in school, it is essential that schools be equipped to accommodate the needs of students with food allergies and chemical sensitivities.
All children with disabilities are entitled to a free, appropriate education in a full continuum of settings ranging from a regular public school classroom with support services, to a residential school when necessary. Transition planning is also important to help secure needed service after age twenty-one.
Federal and State law provide for specific rights and procedural [...]