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National Consumer Protection Week

Financial exploitation comes in many forms–scams, abuse of trust, even outright stealing.  Prevention is often easier than addressing exploitation after it happens, so we promote awareness and advance planning whenever possible. Johnson Teigen joins the Federal Trade Commission in observing March 6-12 as National Consumer Protection Week, to provide suggestions and resources for understanding consumer […]

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The Basics of SSI for Special Needs Planning

An individual who is disabled and who has a minimal work record may receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) from the Social Security Administration.  Because of the modest monthly benefit and strict rules regarding SSI, careful planning for other financial support, whether from individuals or a trust, is essential in preserving and maximizing a recipient’s SSI. […]

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Johnson Teigen Observes National Elder Law Month

In recognition of National Elder Law Month, as designated by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Johnson Teigen highlights the following ways we assist clients with matters related to their health care and long-term care needs. Advising about health care advance directives, including health care powers of attorney, living wills, and related documents. Representing […]

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Special Needs Law Month

In observance of National Special Needs Law Month in October, Johnson Teigen attorneys and staff were engaged in several local and national events. On October 9, Attorney Meghan Teigen presented to LOV Dane about planning for financial independence with ABLE accounts and special needs trusts. The Wings for All® event (an airport rehearsal program for […]

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