WHO WE ARE

We're a lot like you

At Assure, we know what it's like to take care of someone with special needs. In fact, our founder, Suzanne Wiggins, is the mother of a special needs child. Combining experience with expertise, we serve as planners, consultants, and legal advocate for those those who, like Suzanne, dedicate their time, energy, and resources to care for those who are unable to fully care for themselves.

FREE CONSULTATION

We're here to help

Taking care of a special needs loved one can be very challenging. From educational issues to disability benefits, it can be very difficult knowing what to do or even where to turn for help. Knowing what it's like navigating this maze, we offer no-cost consultations so that you can feel confident in the direction you're taking for your loved ones.

WHAT WE DO

At Assure, we take a client-centric approach to providing legal and consulting services, focusing specifically on the needs of children and adults with special needs, and representing and advising the individuals and families who love and care for them. For us, it truly is more about who we serve than what we do.

OUR SERVICES

SIMPLE & COMPLEX ESTATE PLANNING

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Utilizing a multitude of legal planning tools from basic wills to asset protection and medicaid trusts, we can help you create the comprehensive legal framework necessary to protect and support your family, especially your special needs loved ones, no matter what happens.

SPECIAL NEEDS TRUST & ASSET PROTECTION

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Estate planning for special needs loved ones frequently involves complicated benefit eligibility and asset protection considerations unique to their special circumstances. We understand the subtle, legal nuances necessary to plan for those special people we love, and can help you utilize the best tools to make sure that they receive the disability benefits they are entitled to, and that the assets and support you provide for them are protected no matter what.

GUARDIANSHIPS AND CUSTODIAL CARE

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What happens when your special needs child or beloved vulnerable parent is physically and/or mentally unable to care for themselves? A legal guardianship may be necessary in order to ensure that your loved one is protected and, at the same time,  receives the care they need to ensure their continued well being.

LONG TERM CARE AND DISABILITY BENEFITS

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One of the most important, yet complicated and frustrating processes families of special needs individuals will experience is the process of qualifying and applying for government sponsored disability benefits. Let our experienced team of special needs advocates and consultants help you navigate that maze to ensure that your loved ones receives the benefits they are entitled to.

PRIVATE FAMILY CONSULTING SERVICES

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From birth to passing, the life of a special needs individual and their family contains many milestones and crossroads that will require careful planning and execution. As part of your family team, our experienced special planning attorneys/consultants will be there every step of the way to make sure that you are prepared for road ahead, including the challenges that will inevitably arise.

SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVOCACY

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As the parent, custodian or legal guardian of a special needs child, one of the most complicated, stressful and heart-wrenching things you’ll do is ensuring that your child receives a fair and appropriate public education that addresses their special circumstances. But take heart, you have more rights than you think you do, and our lawyers are here to help you through every grade and every transition to ensure that their IEP and 504 is reasonably tailored to meet their needs.

PROBATE & TRUST ADMINISTRATION

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We all hope and plan for long, prosperous lives, but unfortunately the unexpected has a way of happening. When it does, our team of experienced lawyers stand ready to help and provide you with peace of mind. If you are an executor, trustee or guardian, we’re here to protect you and help you carry out the effective and efficient administration of your loved one’s personal and financial estate.

ELDER CARE PLANNING & ADVOCACY

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When it comes time to look out for those who spent their lives looking out for you, it’s important to have the right team in your corner as you support your loved one in the latter years of their lives. From long-term care and residential planning to end-of-life medical decisions and financial support, let our team of compassionate lawyers and consultants help you as you help the generation before.

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