Special Needs Planning

Our firm assists clients with disabilities and their family with legal and benefits planning for their long-term needs, because we know first-hand what it is like to have a loved one with special needs. Get started today!

Hi. I’m Dana Vouga, Certified Senior Advisor and Elder Law Paralegal with Vouga Elder Law & Estate Planning. Rick and I know the joys and challenges of having a child with special needs.

Shortly after our daughter Catherine was born she was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition called Williams Syndrome. This causes a heart condition, problems with motor skills, and mental retardation. When she was 18, she was also diagnosed as bi-polar; a form of mental illness.   At first we were consumed with just getting through one day at a time. As Catherine grew up, we realized –