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Finance / Legal / End of Life Planning

Caring for a child with Down syndrome includes making decisions so that they will be cared for throughout their lifetime. Gathering information and planning can help provide for your child and the needs of your entire family while at the same time addressing your overall goals.

Seek out professionals who are knowledgeable, experienced and sensitive to the issues surrounding special needs children and their families. These experts in the fields of law, financial planning and insurance often team together to provide information, assistance and guidance that will be tailor made for your child and appropriate for your unique personal situation.

Katherine N. Barr
Expertise - Special Needs Trust/AL Family Trust/Guardianship/Wills
Sirote PC
2311 Highland Avenue South, P.O. Box 55727, Birmingham, Alabama  35205
Phone: 205-930-5147 
Fax: 205-930-5101
email: kbarr@sirote.com                    
http://www.sirote.com 
 
Directory by City for Special Needs Trust lawyers
http://www.lawyers.com/Special-Needs-Trusts/Alabama/browse-law-firms-by-city.html 
 
Chuck Andrews
Northwestern Mutual
421 Emery Dr, Hoover, AL 35244
Phone: 205-444-5012
email: chuck.andrews@nmfn.com
http://www.chuck-andrews.com/
 
Deborah A. Mattison 
Expertise – Disability Rights & Education Law
The Kress Building  - Wiggins, Childs, Quinn & Pantazis, LLC.
301 - 19th Street North, Birmingham, Alabama 35203
Phone (205) 314-0500                       
Free consult – 1-800-476-9428
Fax (205) 254-1500               
email dam@wcqp.com
http://www.wcqp.com/Bio/DeborahMattison.html 
 
Law Offices of Sears & Sears, P.C.  - Shane Sears
Specializing in advocating for children with special needs in the public school system
One Chase Corporate Center, Suite 400, Birmingham, AL 35244
Phone: 205-313-6334
Fax: 866-754-9453
email: ssears@me.com
http://www.searsandsearslaw.com/