Annette Hines has been practicing in the areas of Special Needs, Elder Law and Estate Planning for over twenty years. She received her JD from Howard University School of Law, her MBA from Suffolk University and her BA from the University of Vermont. Her clients include individuals and families of children with special needs, the elderly and others in the community.
Ms. Hines brings personal experience with special needs to her practice, as the mother of two daughters, one of whom passed away from Mitochondrial Disease in November 2013. This deep personal understanding of special needs fuels her passion for quality special needs planning and drives her dedication to the practice.
Annette Hines was voted as one of the Top 5 in the category of
“Special Needs Legal Assistance” by Boston Parents Paper
“Because I had a child with special needs, guardianships, transition planning and special needs estate planning are near and dear to my heart. I sit with clients to discuss their situation, helping them attain peace of mind and approach the future with confidence knowing they have done all you can to ensure the highest quality of life.” — Annette Hines
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Each week, Annette hosts “Parenting Impossible: The Special Needs Survival Podcast” with various members of the disability community — advocates, community influencers, teachers, parents, authors, counselors, and more.
Check out our most recent episodes here.
In this podcast episode, Annette speaks with Attorney Jason Chan, a criminal law attorney and partner in the firm Seed, Chan and Associates in Boston, about how individuals who are mentally ill and developmentally disabled are often treated and charged unfairly within the criminal justice system.
Planning a future can be challenging. Most people plan their future one step at a time, planning forward, toward their dream or goal. The PATH Process, “Planning Alternative Tomorrows with Hope”, is a creative planning tool that actually starts with the dream or end...
In this episode, Annette speaks with Christa Couture, an award-winning recording artist, author, and broadcaster from Toronto, Canada. Christa, who is also disabled, wrote the book "How to Lose Everything" which is a story of the grief and loss she has suffered in...