If you become disabled, either physically or mentally, and you do not have the proper medical, legal, and financial documents in place, then your family will be forced down a difficult road. The first question that is asked is "Am I eligible"? Here is a helpful link to find out. To avoid the appeals process and never go before the administrative court, Attorney Leonard uses both long-term planning, irrevocable trusts, and durable powers of attorney. By using a long-term planning, irrevocable trusts, and durable power of attorney to manage assets and non-trust assets (IRAs or similar retirement plans), you can be assured that there will be continued and uninterrupted management of your assets that are not counted against you in the disability process.