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When Should I Contact a Special Education Lawyer?

As a parent, you don’t hesitate to fight for your child. All children deserve the proper educational tools and services they’re entitled to. The system, however, is anything but simple. Rules and regulations abound.

How do you know when to involve a special education lawyer? You may need to work with a special education attorney in two major areas:

At the Cuddy Law Firm, we can help you navigate these complicated goals. You don’t have to do it alone, especially considering what you might be up against.

We’ve gathered answers to common questions we hear from parents, posted below. To learn more about your child’s particular situation, reach out to us anytime.

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Special Education Questions


  • What Laws Provide for Special Needs Students?

  • What Happens If I Disagree with a Decision by the Committee on Special Education?

  • What Happens at a Due Process Hearing?

  • What Can I Do if I Receive a Negative Determination at My Due Process Hearing?

Special Needs Planning Questions


  • What Is Special Needs Planning?

  • What is a Special Needs Trust?

  • When Do I Need to Start Planning for the Future?

  • What Are My Options When It Comes to Guardianship?

  • Our Medicaid and/or Office of Persons with Developmental Disabilities Program Application Was Denied. What Do I Do Now?

The Cuddy Law Firm takes great pride in helping families advocate for their children’s special needs even when the family feels they cannot afford legal representation. We hope to educate you as a parent and inform you on how to secure the best outcome for you and your child.

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