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Shalloway & Shalloway Announces How to Handle Special Needs Planning During the Pandemic

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(West Palm Beach, Florida) April 21, 2020

Mark Shalloway and his staff at Shalloway & Shalloway is pleased to announce the firm’s latest blog post on managing special needs planning during the coronavirus pandemic. What was already a challenging feat has been made twice as difficult due to limited resources, social distancing, and stay-at-home mandates. Shalloway and his staff have a few key ways for you to take control of your life and put your special needs plans in place.

Shalloway urges all those who need special needs planning to meet with their estate planning team remotely. Many firms, including Shalloway & Shalloway, are still open to calls and video-chats, so that clients can be certain that they have all their needs in order. Many other businesses– such as accountants and notaries– are also available remotely, so he reminds everyone to see if that service is available through similar means.

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During these difficult times, the staff at Shalloway & Shalloway want nothing more than to make the lives of their clients easier. This is why the West Palm Beach elder law and special needs firm continues to keep their offices “open,” but remotely. People need the services offered by these types of attorneys potentially now more than ever, and Shalloway & Shalloway is there to help the people of South Florida.

To keep education on the topics surrounding elder law flowing to the people, Shalloway & Shalloway offers free, virtual seminars three days a month. To learn more about it, visit the page on the topic.

Reach out to the compassionate attorneys from Shalloway & Shalloway, at 561-686-6200, or fill out this contact form.

1400 Centrepark Blvd. Suite #600, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Shalloway & Shalloway Announces Why Special Needs Planning Matters

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(West Palm Beach, Florida) January 22, 2020

Shalloway & Shalloway is pleased to announce their latest blog post on why special needs planning matters. The post hammers home the importance of planning early and planning ahead, and uses the late Aretha Franklin as an example. When Franklin passed away in 2018, it was revealed that she had no executed a will or trust account to distribute her 80-million-dollar estate, which has led her family to probate court as the argue over her estate. This, in particular, causes problems for her special needs son. To learn more about the situation and how a will could solve many familial problems post-mortem, read the piece.

Education is one of the best ways to ensure your loved one receives the benefits they need. The staff at Shalloway & Shalloway constantly encourages their clientele and the general public to educate themselves on the diverse matters surrounding elder law. A large portion of their site is dedicated to educating others on these matters. By reading through the Shalloway & Shalloway blog, newsletter, and press, visitors can learn about probate, veteran benefits, Medicaid, and more.

“The time you took out of your busy schedule was most appreciated,” one client says. “We all learned something new and valuable. Thank you for a very eye-opening session.”

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Shalloway & Shalloway brings a more in-depth education through president Mark Shalloway’s elder law seminars in the Palm Beach area. People who attend these seminars can gain valuable information on how to properly pass assets, guard their family from impoverishment, long-term care, and all things elder law from one of the best attorneys in the area. Each and every seminar is free, because Shalloway hopes to reach as many people who need the class as possible.

For more information on the firm, call (561) 686-6200, fill out this contact form, or visit their office.

1400 Centrepark Blvd., Suite #600, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Mark Shalloway Announces Page on Special Needs Planning

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(West Palm Beach, Florida) October 8, 2019

Mark Shalloway is pleased to announce a new page on his site, “Can a Structured Settlement Help My Special Needs Planning?” The page outlines a few important bullet points that allow one to use a structured settlement to the benefit of their special needs planning. This includes: “What is a structured settlement?”, “How structured settlements can benefit your special needs planning,” “Drawbacks to structured settlements,” and “Planning for Need-Based Eligibility.” In just a few paragraphs, clients can have a better understanding of what it means to use a structured settlement to help special needs planning.

While Mark Shalloway and his staff at Shalloway & Shalloway are primarily known for their elder law work, the West Palm Beach firm takes on a variety of areas of practice—from Medicaid protection, to guardianship, to special needs planning/trusts, and much more. The staff is dedicated to improving the lives of others by treating them with the respect they deserve while getting them the results they need, to live life comfortably.

“I found Shalloway & Shalloway, specifically Elder Law Attorney Mark Shalloway, very thorough in handling a family matter,” a former client says. “They gave me great peace of mind.  I was confident that my estate would be handled properly.  The Shalloway staff are very pleasant people to deal with.  As a veteran, I was very impressed with Mr. Shalloway’s credentials as an Accredited V. A. Attorney.”

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But Mark Shalloway takes his desire to help to another level. To make informed decisions on the needs of one’s family, it is crucial they be educated on the field. In order to supplement that education, Mark Shalloway and his staff produce regular newsletters and informative blog posts to keep everyone up to speed on the changes in the world of elder law.

For more in-depth information, clients in the Palm Beach area can attend Mark Shalloway’s monthly seminars on estate planning. They are free to the public and jam-packed with quality information

For more on Mark Shalloway and his firm call (561) 686-6200, fill out this contact form, or visit their offices.

1400 Centrepark Blvd, Suite #600, West Palm Beach, FL 33401