Students with Disabilities and Inclusion in Extracurricular Activities

June 2021 —  The MLO Minute: By Nancy Potter, Esq. —  Just last month, Amy Bockerstette became the first person with Down syndrome to take part in a national college championship when she competed for Paradise Valley Community College at the National Junior College Athletic Association National Championship at Plantation Bay Golf & Country Club…

Tuition Reimbursement for Special Education in Private Schools: Planning for School Year 2021-2022

Spring 2021 — The MLO Minute: By Dennis McAndrews, Esq. and Alexander Corbin, Esq. —  June is the most critical time for families when they are considering a private school for their child with disabilities for the upcoming school year. As the end of the current school year approaches, families are best able to take…

Planning for School Year 21-22: Unique Considerations for Students with Disabilities

Spring 2021 — The MLO Minute: By Dennis McAndrews, Esq. and Michael Connolly, Esq. —  As families with school-age children take stock of their post-pandemic world, planning for the upcoming school year and assessing any existing rights to compensatory education has become increasingly time-sensitive over the past few weeks. Vaccination rates have risen sharply, positivity…

Dramatic Proposed Changes to the Federal Estate Tax and Taxes on Inherited Property

May 2021 The MLO Minute: By Danielle Friedman, Esq. —  Legislation proposed in the Senate would transform the estate tax, requiring more estates to pay tax. Another proposed law would eliminate the step-up in basis that is currently afforded to inherited assets.   Senator Bernie Sanders’ bill would reduce the current federal estate tax exemption…