In a recent New York case, an institutional trustee has been ordered to pay back a special needs trust almost $180,000 for it...Read more
Can Someone Who Doesn't Get Public Benefits Have an SNT?
- April 11th, 2023
Because your father's estate did not leave any money to your brother, you and your siblings will be able to establish a third-party special needs trust with some of your inheritance in order to take care of your brother, even though he doesn't receive government benefits.
If your brother had received an inheritance directly, a parent, grandparent, guardian or court would have to establish a first-party special needs trust to hold his money.