Special Needs Trusts Articles


$23 Million Jury Award Highlights Problems with Insufficient Vetting of Trustees

A California jury recently returned a $23 million verdict against a contractor who took advantage of a trustee of a special needs ...

READ ARTICLE


How Can A Special Needs Trust Pay for Utilities?

Can a special needs trust pay for utilities?

READ ARTICLE


Can a Guardian be a Trustee?

Can the parent of a person with special needs, who is also that person's guardian, serve as the trustee of a special needs trust that will hold a settlement?

READ ARTICLE


When Life Changes, the Social Security Administration Needs to Know

There are some times when an SSI or SSDI beneficiary is responsible for notifying the government of a change in his or her life.

READ ARTICLE


Three Tips When Hiring a Caregiver for a Special Needs Child

Hiring a caregiver for someone with special needs can be a daunting task.

READ ARTICLE


Recreational Vehicles and Government Benefits Are Not a Walk in the Park

If you own or are thinking of owning a recreational vehicle, you need to consider the vehicle's impact on your government benefits, especially Supplemental Security Income and Medicaid.

READ ARTICLE


Do I Need a Special Needs Trust To Protect My SSDI Benefit?

I am currently receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and my mother, with the help of her attorney, has set up a sp...

READ ARTICLE