Three bills aimed at improving ABLE accounts were introduced in Congress on April 4, 2017. These bills were also introduced in the previous session but were not successful in becoming law. The first bill (the “ABLE Age Adjustment Act,” S. 817/HR 1874) raises the age by which the individual’s disability must have occurred from age […]
Sorry, I forgot to put this in the blog. Our 2016 Year in Review for Special Needs and Elder Law Developments is here.
This year has been a banner year for passing some important legislation with regard to people with disabilities in Massachusetts. Thursday, October 23rd, Governor Deval Patrick held a ceremonial signing of three important bills: The Real Lives Bill (H4237) enables people with intellectual disabilities to make decisions that are central to how they live their […]