Boyd Handley is an attorney serving Harris, Fort Bend and surrounding counties. The Handley Law Office provides services to families needing Guardianships, Wills, Trusts, Probate matters and Estate Planning with a concentration on Special Needs Law.
Areas of focus are Estate Planning (Wills, Trusts, POA, MPOA, HIPAA), Probate, Guardianship, Special Needs Resources, Special Needs Trusts, Elder Care, SSI and Medicaid/Medicare matters. Educating families with Special Needs individuals about the steps up to and after age 18 and the implications of becoming an adult in Texas is a crucial part of his business.
Much of Handley’s passion for Special Needs concerns stems from his role as the father of a young adult with Special Needs. Having been through the same tribulations as many of his clients, his philosophy is to guide his clients in the manner in which he treats his own family, explaining in detail the necessary steps to protecting their children from a legal standpoint. Additionally, he guides clients on how to enrich the lives of their children through education about the availability of various government services for individuals with Special Needs.
We've been there and we've done that
As parents, and now guardians, of a young adult daughter with Special Needs , we have spent countless hours researching - first regarding education issues and then all that comes with transitioning to adulthood - Guardianship, Supplemental Security Income, Medicaid, Medicaid Waiver Programs and on and on.
Guiding other people who have reached the point where we once were is our way of helping families navigate through the Special Needs maze. Not everything is clear cut when it comes to government programs and benefits that you may be able to obtain for your family member. And then, once you get them, it's imperative to know how to keep them.