Category: Special Needs Trust

Special Needs Estate Planning: Basic Strategies and Tactics

Families with children with disabilities need to take extra precautions in their estate planning.  This is true regardless of whether the child with special needs is a minor or is now an adult – especially if they will one day need to collect any public benefits like Medicaid or SSI.  The details will depend greatly upon the child’s competency and age, but it is never too soon to start consider...

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A family and their child

Estate Planning to Protect a Child with Disabilities

When you have a child with disabilities, planning for the future can be complicated. But it is even more critical for parents to plan for a time when you will not be there to care for and advocate for your child. If you make careful estate planning choices now, you can prepare for your child’s future care and financial needs. Some of the best options for future planning involve trusts. Suppl...

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Trusts from A to Z

Many folks assume that trust funds are only for the rich, however, people in all types of economic circumstances may see a benefit from them. A trust fund is a special legal arrangement that lets a benefactor arrange for certain assets to go to someone else. ...</p

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