July 31st, 2019: ABLE Accounts vs. Special Needs Trusts

Free Informational Presentation Lesley Mehalick, JD, LLM and Jennifer Simons, Esq. will be joining The Arc of Lehigh and Northampton Counties to host an informative financial presentation for families and other interested persons. This session will provide an overview of ABLE Accounts in Pennsylvania and when this type of account may be appropriate, as well…

May 29th, 2019: Transition into Adulthood for Individuals with Disabilities: High School, College and Entry into Employment

Webinar Nancy Potter, Esq. and Dennis McAndrews, Esq. will be providing a webinar program for the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP). About the program: Students with disabilities face unique challenges in moving from adolescence to adulthood. This session will discuss the obligations of public school programs to provide for transition planning in secondary schools…

May 16th, 2019: Real Estate in a Special Needs Trust

The 2019 Fiduciary Education Foundation Conference Anthony Marone, Esq. will be a faculty member at the 2019 Fiduciary Education Foundation Conference. Anthony will be speaking from 11:20am – 12:20pm on “Owning and Managing Real Estate in Special Needs Trusts”. For more information, visit  http://fiduciaryeducationfoundation.org/schedule-of-events/  The Fiduciary Education Foundation sponsors an annual education seminar for Certified…

Free Special Education Consultations – Opening the Door to a Better Tomorrow

May 2019 The MLO Minute, by Michael Connolly, Esq., Supervising Partner of McAndrews Law Offices’ Special Education Department, and Caitlin McAndrews, Esq.  The purpose of special education is to provide every child with a disability to a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE), which is an education designed to move the student toward independence and self-sufficiency…