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Attorney Laura J. Burns shares her insight about estate planning, from preparing the right documents to protect your family, to choosing a guardian for your children should an unforeseen circumstance occur.
Children with learning disabilities can be granted extra time for test taking to accommodate their needs. Rachel Asher, Esq. and Julie Gaughran, Esq., of Asher, Gaughran LLP offer tips to make sure those accommodations are honored, fair treatment for children with learning disabilities, and how to become a better advocate.
If you're thinking of creating a special needs trust or supplemental needs trust for a loved one, first read these answers to frequently asked questions, including how to set up the trust, who can access it, and what benefits an SNT has compared to other options.
As tax season approaches, are you wondering whether you and your spouse should file taxes together? A federally licensed tax practitioner offers advice on how to know whether you should file jointly or separately as a married couple.
The Law Office of Lawrence W. Berliner opens in Wesport, Connecticut, offering children and young adults representation in the areas of special education law and disability law.
A learning disability diagnosis can usher in a challenging time for your family. But understanding the law and what your child is entitled to can spell success for the future.
In her new book, to be released on October 12, Fight Less, Love More: 5-Minute Conversations to Change Your Relationship without Blowing Up or Giving In (Rodale), couples expert Laurie Puhn explains the simple strategies that can immediately improve your communication and the quality of your relationship. A Harvard-trained lawyer and family and divorce mediator, Puhn is also a married mom and runs a private practice in couples mediation in New York City.
Considering a move? Here's a primer for families looking to dip into the real estate market, with advice on buying, selling, financing, and how to get the timing right.
The death of a parent can leave families in financial turmoil. Read our tips for selecting a life insurance plan that's right for your family.
Internet dating, hookups, blind dates, and the odd booty call -- how does this cornucopia of dating delights mesh with your role as a mom and caregiver to your kids?
In spite of our vigilance, we can't always keep our children out of harm's way. They may be hurt due to circumstances beyond our control.
Many people find the idea of insuring their children to be somewhat distasteful—or downright offensive. But purchasing a permanent life insurance policy for your child today could give them a financial head start tomorrow.
An HCP is a critical component of any estate plan since, without it, the ability to make health care decisions for you, particularly in emergency and life-threatening situations, can be significantly impeded.
Divorce is stressful for a family. If there are children involved, the situation is even more heartbreaking.
Say hello to the NYC Family Court Mediation Program.
Jill walked out of the lender’s office with the crash of her collapsing dream ringing in her ears. “I’m sorry, but you just don’t qualify for this home,” her loan officer had informed her.