When it comes to schooling, no parent wants to see their child receive an inadequate education. Children with disabilities are especially entitled to a free and appropriate public education that takes into consideration their special needs – rights protected under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). If you have a special needs child, you should expect your public school to prepare your child for future employment and education, and for living independently.

The attorneys at Tully Rinckey PLLC understand how frustrating it can be when a public school district is failing to provide necessary accommodations for your child in school, or when a district is recommending services or restrictions that your high-functioning child may not need. We’re committed to helping you assert your rights and those of your child. Working closely with administrators and teachers, we advise you on how to obtain better programs and services for your child, so that they receive the best possible education.

Our skilled and compassionate attorneys can serve as advocates of children with special needs by helping parents pursue a number of remedies, including:

  • Obtaining remedial education and educational placement
  • Structuring Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) or plans under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • Securing classroom aides
  • Obtaining speech, occupational, physical therapy, or other special services district-wide
  • Challenging school disciplinary actions, such as detention or suspension
  • Addressing problems with bullies inside and outside the classroom

We can also assist you in disputing your school district’s evaluation and classification of your child, including advocating for an independent evaluation to determine what, if any, special services your child might need. In addition, we can help you plan for the future of your child by lending our advice and guidance in estate, disability, and guardianship planning.

To schedule an initial consultation, contact us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at 8885294543 or info@tullylegal.com

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When you choose Tully Rinckey PLLC, you aren’t just assigned an attorney. Your legal matter will be cared for by our entire legal team and support staff. With offices throughout the country, coast to coast, we make sure you receive legal counsel and representation you can trust. A number of the partners in our firm have earned the highest possible ratings for their exceptional legal ability and high ethical standards, including the AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell and top ratings from Avvo, Best Lawyers, and Super Lawyers.

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At Tully Rinckey PLLC, our commitment to quality never ends. We listen to your legal concerns, counsel you on your legal issues and represent you in legal proceedings. Our already knowledgeable attorneys are continually learning more, developing their resources and honing their skills. We make ourselves accessible to you at every turn, committing to be your long-term legal partner.

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At Tully Rinckey, we work relentlessly to ensure our ethical standards and level of professionalism surpass what is expected of us by our clients and the court. Our high ethical principles call us to treat clients with respect, offer affordability to members of the communities we serve, and provide composed and dignified representation.

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Our client-centered process is all about communication. During consultations, we teach clients about legal challenges they face and explain options available from their current position. Our attorneys explain how we resolve legal issues for the best possible outcome. We define what the expectations are, create manageable deadlines, and discover evidence to support claims.

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The highly acclaimed attorneys at the Rochester office of Tully Rinckey PLLC offer affordable legal services, including dental law, elder law, municipal law, and outsourced general counsel. The Greater Rochester Area office of Tully Rinckey PLLC opened in 2013. We serve individuals, families, and companies of all sizes in the Greater Rochester area and within the New York State Finger Lakes region. We provide services in a broad range of legal areas, including appellate law, business law, international business cross-border law, and litigation. We also offer a host of other legal services, including business consulting, estate planning, and security clearance representation.

To schedule a consultation at our Rochester office, call 5854924700 or email info@tullylegal.com.

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