Department of Labor Rules You Need To Know About

Each month, the Law Offices of Linnea J. Levine PC will provide the latest Elder Law News for your consumption. Our hope is to keep you informed on any and all relevant information at our disposal. This month’s topic: Who Can Set Up the ABLE Account?

Linnea celebrates her 25th year assisting families in the practice areas of Elder Law, Special Needs Planning and Estate Planning to preserve their assets and to obtain quality care and eligibility to receive public benefits.

Who Can Set Up the ABLE Account?
Among the many questions surrounding ABLE plans is who can open accounts?  Only the person with a disability? Parents?  Other relatives? Friends?
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Social Security Payments, Medicare Premiums and Deductibles, to Rise in 2019
Social Security payments are set to grow next year, although for some recipients the extra income will be slightly offset by an increase in Medicare premiums and deductibles.
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New Law Mandates Creation of a Bill of Rights for Air Travelers with Disabilities
In a groundbreaking development, a new law directs the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to create a bill of rights for passengers with disabilities.
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Since 1998 Linnea qualified and has maintained her qualifications for the designation of Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) awarded by the National Elder Law Foundation, approved by the American Bar Association. (The Rules Committee of the Connecticut Superior Court currently does not recognize Elder Law as a concentrated area of practice). She has repeatedly been named as a Super Lawyer in Elder Law for the New England Region. Linnea was named “Most Valuable Member for 2014” by the Connecticut Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.