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: Medical Expense Deduction
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.
Among the changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed by President Trump on December 22, is a provision that could provide some temporary relief for families with high medical expenses.
Families taking advantage of ABLE savings accounts will have a little more flexibility in planning for special needs as a result of the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Some people with disabilities may be eligible for both Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and workers’ compensation benefits. But there’s a limit on how much a worker can receive.
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.