If your child has special needs, a standard estate plan -- will, trust, power of attorney, and health care proxy -- may not be adequate for your family. Here are three must-have documents
If a person with special needs receives a large personal injury award, paying for health insurance could become an unaffordable expense unless precautions are taken. A special needs trust could be the answer.
Unique tax benefits are available to families with special needs individuals. Here's a partial rundown offered by a professor of accounting.
After years of behind-the-scenes advocacy by a Florida couple, Congressman Ted Deutch (D-FL) recently introduced a bill that would provide a tax credit of up to $5,000 for people who incur legal expenses while pursing a guardianship of an adult
You may not want to leave any of the money in your estate directly to a relative with special needs, but the fine print in your estate planning documents might cause a catastrophic distribution anyway.
Attorneys who focus on special needs planning have dedicated their practices to helping families with a wide variety of legal issues, and they must master a vast section of the legal canon in order to properly assist their clients. Here's