Chalgian and Tripp is pleased to announce that Attorney Chris Smith has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Special Needs Alliance. The SNA is a national organization of...

Setting Up A GoFundMe Campaign While Preserving Benefits

By Christopher Smith on November 10, 2017

The Detroit News and other news organizations are reporting a tragic story about a woman who was sexually assaulted and had a child. Friends and family started a GoFundMe...

Our Updated ABLE Brochure

By Christopher Smith on May 11, 2017

9 Things you need to know about ABLE accounts

Are you wondering if an ABLE Account is right for you or for a loved one? Our attorneys have spent countless hours studying the ABLE Act and looking at ABLE programs across the country in order to advise our clients. For you, we have tried our best to compact our knowledge in our recently updated brochure “9 Things You Need To Know About ABLE Accounts.(more…)

Special Needs Trust Fairness Act Headed To Obama

By Christopher Smith on December 8, 2016

The U.S. Senate and House have now passed the Special Needs Fairness Act, and it is expected to be signed by President Obama in the near future. The Act makes an important change...

An Election Day Diversion – Zombies

By Christopher Smith on November 8, 2016

As we end this intense election season, I thought I would post about something more pleasant...a zombie massacre.If you have not already watched this CBS news clip about best...
One of the best benefits for individuals with disabilities in Michigan is officially going away November 14th, 2016 (with an effective date no later than December 15, 2016). ...

MiABLE Launches In Michigan

By Christopher Smith on November 1, 2016

Nearly two years in the making, Michigan's ABLE program launched today in Lansing. This technically makes Michigan the fifth ABLE program in the country (and the fourth that...
The following is an article written by C&T Attorney Christopher W. Smith regarding the current status of the ABLE act and ABLE accounts and the unveiling of Michigan's ABLE...
The following is an article written by C&T Attorney Christopher W. Smith regarding the current status of the ABLE act and ABLE accounts. We hope you find it...