Legal Advice for Special Needs Trust — 126 results
Written by attorney Rania S. Combs, over 1 year ago.
If you are a parent of a child with special needs, you need special estate planning. Setting up a Special Needs Trust with an attorney's help can help reserve your child's eligibility for... more
Written by attorney Michael Bonfrisco, about 5 years ago.
It is common knowledge that government programs, in the form of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicaid, are very important for people with disabilities. These programs provide cash... more
Written by attorney Wayne Wiemerslage, 5 months ago.
The general purpose of a special needs trust is to allow spending to benefit a beneficiary (such as a disabled child or parent) without disqualifying him or her from being eligible for... more
Written by attorney Douglas L. Kaune, over 5 years ago.
Who Should be Trustee Itis important to have the right trustee taking control of assets in a SNT. You should consider a close family member first, but if you do not want to involve family... more
Written by attorney Alice A. Salvo, over 5 years ago.
SNT #1 The disability may be mental or physical.
A SNT allows the disabled person to have unlimited assets held in trust. These assets would not be considered countable for qualification... more
Written by attorney Daniel Purtell, almost 6 years ago.
What is a Special Needs Trust? A Special Needs Trust is a trust that holds assets for the benefit of a beneficiary with special needs. It is specifically designed to provide for the... more
Written by attorney Pamela Polani, about 2 years ago.
1. What are Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicaid are
needs-based governmental benefits. The SSI program makes monthly... more
Written by attorney Nicole Livingston, almost 3 years ago.
Yes.There are two basic kinds of Special Needs Trusts:self settled trusts (first party trusts) and third party trusts.A first party trust is funded with the disabled beneficiarys own... more
Written by attorney Stephen Worrall, over 4 years ago.
By: Steve Worrall, Atlanta special needs attorney
Being an Atlanta special needs attorney, Im quite often asked the question, Just what is a Special Needs Trust?
For starters, a special... more
Written by attorney R. Hancock, 10 months ago.
If you are receiving Title XVI Social Security disability benefits or other needs based disability benefits or if someone you love is receiving such disability benefits, you must take these... more