Examiner.com: “A traditional estate planning directive like a simple will or a trust with outright distributions doesn’t work well for a person with special needs that is now, or may be in the future, receiving government benefits. In fact, it may cause that individual to be ineligible for benefits, and that could be disastrous.
Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog: Twelve percent of the U.S. population has a severe mental or physical disability, according to United State Census data. Additionally, two-thirds of caregivers do not have a plan for the future support of the disabled individual they care for. Three tips for planning for the future support of disabled [...]
Estate of Denial: Deciding how to leave your assets to your kids is tricky enough. If your adult child has a chronic disability, the task is much more complicated.
The issue affects many families: According to U.S. Census data, 12% of the population has a severe mental or physical disability.
Strapped state and local governments [...]
World News Report: Relatives of people with special needs often worry about who will care for their disabled loved ones when they are gone. One way that concerned family members can plan for their disabled relatives’ futures is by creating a Special Needs Trust. But, people need careful estate planning to make sure [...]