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A Primer on Special Needs Planning

In honor of October as Special Needs Awareness Month, let’s take a look at planning for disabled people to live their best lives. Family money can be carefully managed to fit the disability-benefit rules and provide perks for the disabled person. Read More
Five Key Tools in Plannin…

Five Key Tools in Planning for Children with Disabilities

Americans are living longer than they did in years past, including those with disabilities. Planning by parents can make all the difference in the life of a child with a disability, as well as that of his or her siblings who may be left with the resp… Read More
Planning for Children with Special Needs

Planning for Children with Special Needs

Americans are living longer than they did in years past, including those with special needs or disabilities. According to one count, 730,000 people with developmental disabilities are living with caregivers who are 60 or older. This figure does not i… Read More
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Filial & Responsible Parties: When Can an Adult Child Be Liable for a Parent's Nursing Home Bill?

Although a nursing home cannot require a child to be personally liable for their parent’s nursing home bill, there are circumstances in which children can end up having to pay. This is a major reason why it is important to read any admission ag… Read More
Special Needs and Estate Planning

Estate Planning and Special Needs

Many families include a person with special needs who receives Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”), Medicaid, or other government benefits. These benefits may provide food, shelter, and/or medical care. Careful planning needs to be in place with… Read More
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McCreary Law Office Expands to Include Elder Law and Special Needs Law

McCreary Law Office is excited to announce its enhancement of the firm’s ability to help families plan and protect their legacy and their personal and healthcare security. The firm has expanded its practice area to include Elder Law and Special Nee… Read More
May is Elder Law Month

May is Elder Law Month!

For over fifty years, May has been recognized as a month designated to honor more than just the seniors in high school or college, but also our senior citizens. First declared as Senior Citizens Month by President Kennedy in 1963 (later changed to Ol… Read More

Attorney Jana McCreary

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Houston Estate Planning Attorney Jana R. McCreary has been an attorney for over nineteen years, a career move she made after working for over a decade with adults and children with intellectual disabilities and mental illness. Graduating summa cum la… Read More

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