Need to keep my benefits

1 Answers. Asked on Feb 25th, 2017 on Trusts and Estates - New York
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Won settlement in car accident I'm receiving assistance from the government, I'm permanently disabled and they have a lien on my settlement 🤔What can I do?
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Answered on Feb 26th, 2017 at 12:00 PM

You need to have the settlement paid to a special needs trust.  I am surprised your attorney did not know about this.  If the settlement has not been paid, call a trusts and estates attorney ASAP.  The legal fee can be paid from the settlement.

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