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Social Security Benefit Regulations for a Retired Parent and His/Her Spouse of Children with Special Needs

Authored by:  Stephen R. Elville, Esq. – Elville and Associates, P.C. – 443-393-7696, steve@elvilleassociates.com, @elvilleassoc When a parent of a child with special needs retires and begins receiving Social Security retirement benefits, the child may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) based on the parent’s work record if the child’s disability manifested itself before …

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Which Estate Planning Process Is Right for You? The Answer Lies Within Your Goals …

Authored by: Stephen R. Elville, Esq. — Elville and Associates, P.C. — 443-393-7696, steve@elvilleassociates.com, @elvilleassoc Many people 65 years of age and over are subconsciously aware of the vulnerability of their assets, including retirement plan assets (IRAs, 401(k)s, 403(b)s, and other Qualified Plans) to Medicaid (long-term care) spend down and dissipation. This awareness carries over …

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The New Elective Share Law, a.k.a. “Augmented Estate Legislation” Has Passed. What Does This Mean to You?

Authored by: Stephen R. Elville, Esq. – Elville and Associates, P.C. – 443-393-7696, steve@elvilleassociates.com, @elvilleassoc The new Elective Share Law, otherwise known among estate planning lawyers as the “augmented estate legislation”, was passed by the Maryland Legislature and will be effective October 1, 2020. This new law will have a profound impact on the estate …

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