Special Needs Trusts Articles


A Short Introduction to Special Needs Planning

What is special needs planning and how can special needs trusts help people with special needs?

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5 Issues to Consider When Creating a Special Needs Trust

Here are some of the questions you will need to consider in guiding your attorney to create a special needs trust.

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What Can My Special Needs Trust Pay for Without Affecting My Disability Benefits?

One of the most commonly asked questions about special needs trusts is what can the trusts pay for without affecting the beneficiary's public assistance?

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Before Settling a Personal Injury Claim, Consider a Special Needs Trust

If a person with special needs receives a large personal injury award, paying for health insurance could become an unaffordable ex...

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What Is a "Third-Party" Special Needs Trust and How Is It Different From Other Kinds of Trusts?

Third-party special needs trusts, as the name implies, are funded with assets that never belonged to the trust beneficiary, and they provide several advantages over the other two types of special needs trusts.

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