In Family Law matters, we collaborate with your family law attorney to address the concerns related to disability of the client or the children. We provide vigorous advocacy along with emotional support and sensitivity. We strive to accomplish your goals as directly and efficiently as possible. Our matrimonial legal services include:
Protecting Clients with Disabilities
Individuals with disabilities require special strategies to protect their benefits. If clients or their children are receiving Medicaid or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or participate in programs of the NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), the resolution of a divorce requires careful attention to the requirements for eligibility for those programs. We have substantial experience in creating Special Needs Trusts to protect alimony and assets received in equitable distribution.
Special Needs Trusts
Updating the Estate Plan
When a couple separates and also after a divorce, it’s important to review their estate plan and to make the appropriate changes to the Last Will and testament, Beneficiary Designations, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Proxies, and Revocable trusts. Contact us about your personal situation.
Family Law & Mediation | Protecting Clients With Disabilities
We bring together many areas of the law and provide a wide range of services. Acting as advisors, planners, or litigators, we meet your needs and generate the necessary results with professional skill, empathy, and dedication.
Family Law News & Insights
W.T. V. DMAHS, 391 N.J. Super. 25, 916 A.2d 1066 (App. Div. 2007): Unequal equitable distribution in divorce is not necessarily a disqualifying transfer of assets if consistent with matrimonial law.
J.P. V. DMAHS, 392 N.J. Super. 295, 920 A.2d 707 (App. Div. 2007): Alimony can be paid to a Special Needs Trust to protect Medicaid benefits.