In some cases, the donor of a special needs trust may want to provide an extra level of assistance to the trust's beneficiary by naming a trust adviser to assist the trustee with trust management.
Choosing a trustee is one of the most important and difficult issues in creating a special needs trust. Here are some suggestions.
Two estate planning attorneys have written a highly readable overview of the fundamentals every family needs to consider when planning for the future of a person with special needs.
Private retirement savings plans, like IRAs and 401(k)s, have become the main way for American families to save for retirement. But parents of children with special needs need to be vigilant when signing up for a retirement plan or company
As with most things that sound too good to be true, so-called "Sole Benefit Trusts" can come with a big catch for the person with special needs.
When you are looking into setting up a Special Needs Trust, there are a few important questions you need to ask, especially when it comes to picking a trustee.
An overlooked portion of recent Medicare legislation promises Medicare recipients greater access to mental health benefits.