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Disability and Illness - Northwestern Legal Services

Disability and Illness

Individuals with disabilities or chronic illnesses have special protections under the law. Learn your rights here.
Consumers living with a chronic illness may be entitled to protection from essential utility termination via a medical certificate authorized by Pennsylvania Statute. Learn how to register.
Learn about MAWD, a Medicare program for people working with disabilities to help cover medical expenses.
Learn about this trust document intended to allow financial resources to remain available for disabled persons under the age of 65 in the future.
Learn the process of setting up a Power of Attorney, a legal document that allows you to transfer legal authority to another on your behalf.
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