Legal Advice for Special Needs Trust — 126 results
Written by attorney Stephen Mendel, 5 months ago.
Providing for your loved ones is more complicated when you have children from a previous marriage. Should you leave assets to your spouse and count on him/her to leave them to your children... more
Written by attorney Rebecca Hobbs, over 1 year ago.
When a client poses this question to me, I give them the typical attorney answer, “well, it depends.” I know, I know, people hate that answer. But, it does depend.
Written by attorney Michele Fuller, about 2 years ago.
After deciding a special needs trust is appropriate, one of the most difficult choices parents make is the nomination of the trustee.Often a family member will want to serve in that... more
Written by attorney Frederick Stanczak, about 2 years ago.
Parents of children with disabilities have the often complex and challenging task of resolving a dispute with their school district over the appropriatenesss of their child's educational... more
Written by attorney Steven Greenwood, over 3 years ago.
A special needs trust is generally used for children, or other family members of a client, that may in the future or already does presently qualify for need based government benefits.
Written by attorney Jeffrey Barnes, over 2 years ago.
Lets face it, parents want their children financially secure after their passing. Sometimes, this is easier said than done, especially if you have a child with special needs that depends... more
Written by Avvo Staff, over 6 years ago.
A special needs adoption is the adoption of a child who has a condition that may inhibit adoption without financial assistance. These children are often referred to as waiting children and... more
Written by attorney Jeffrey Sheldon, almost 3 years ago.
A recent study published by the International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI) and United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) examines the use of specialized intellectual... more
Written by attorney Jeremy Ament, 12 months ago.
When deciding on the right estate plan for you and your family, it is often asked whether you should have a will or a trust. There is not a one-sized fits all answer because each person's... more
Written by attorney Anthony Buono, 3 months ago.
Custody cases in general are among the more difficult domestic relations cases. Custody cases that involve children with special needs are even more challenging for parents and attorneys.... more