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Special Needs Planning & Trusts

What are Special Needs Planning & Trusts?


Special needs planning is a unique opportunity for parents who have disabled children to coordinate their future. And special needs trusts are specifically designed to allow your special needs loved one to have access to funds and property, while also receiving essential government benefits. Both special needs planning and trusts protect the benefits that a special needs loved one requires to live a healthy and happy life.

Why are Special Needs Planning & Trusts beneficial?

Special needs planning and trusts ensure the future of your special needs loved one and gives you the peace of mind that they will be taken care of. 

Our team assists you in navigating the complex legal situations that arise when caring for a loved one with special needs. We design special needs trusts to protect your loved one and provide them with a secure future. 

Here are just a couple of the services we offer for special needs law:

  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Long-Term Care Planning

When should I visit a Special Needs Law attorney?

If you have a loved one with special needs, we encourage you to speak with a special needs law attorney so they can guide you to the best solutions.

Here are just a few examples of times you should consult with your special needs law attorney:

  • You want to leave funds for your special needs child, but do not want your child to lose important government benefits.
  • You want to provide a sound, financial future for your special needs child.
  • You want to make sure for your other children there is a specific care plan to care for your special needs child. 

Special Needs Planning & Trusts F.A.Q

  1. What is a special needs trust? Special needs trusts are specifically designed to allow your special needs loved one to have access to funds and property, while also receiving essential government benefits.
  2. What is a trust? A trust minimizes taxes and maximizes benefits for the person entitled to it. Trusts are a great way to distribute wealth to specific individuals. 
  3. What is an estate plan? An estate plan designates how your assets will be distributed after death with tax benefits in mind, outlines how you would like to receive care as you grow older, and who can make decisions for you on your behalf. 
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