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Richard Barid, JD

Richard Barid is co-founder of Savannah-based Smith Barid LLC, which specializes in estate planning, special needs planning and veteran benefits planning. He is an accredited VA attorney with extensive experience arbitrating denied pension claims.  He can be reached at 912-352-3999 or richard@smithbarid.com 

The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act allows people who are diagnosed with a disability before the age of 26 to save for quality of life purchases without affecting their qualification for social security benefits (SSI) or Medicaid. more

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One of the biggest worries for parents of children with special needs is what will happen when the parents are gone. Who will care for their children and will they have enough money, not just to survive but to enjoy life? more

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If you suffered a stroke today and lost the ability to speak, would your spouse, children or parents have the legal authority to take care of you medically or financially? more

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