Can Others Contribute to My Child's Special Needs Trust?

One key benefit of creating a trust now is that your extended family and friends can make gifts to the trust or include the trust in their estate planning. You can also consider whether making the trust the beneficiary of a life insurance policy makes sense now, while you are healthy and insurance rates are low. In these cases, the special needs trust should be irrevocable rather than revocable.

Article Last Modified: 07/11/2006

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