Monthly Archives: January 2017

The ABLE Act – A Positive Step to Securing a Disabled Person’s Future

An ABLE Act account can be an important part of your estate and special needs plan, including special needs trusts. One of the articulated purposes of the ABLE Act is “to provide secure funding for disability-related expenses on behalf of designated beneficiaries with disabilities that will supplement, but not supplant, benefits” otherwise available to qualified [...]

By |2017-08-30T21:42:40+00:00January 22nd, 2017|Disability Benefits|Comments Off on The ABLE Act – A Positive Step to Securing a Disabled Person’s Future

Military Benefits and Your Special Needs Child

Estate planning for families with a special needs family member – someone who is physically or mentally disabled or intellectually limited – is critical because many assistance programs are facing cuts or benefits cut-backs. The easiest form of planning is to create either a testamentary (inherited) special needs trust (SNT) as part of your Will [...]

By |2017-08-30T21:46:15+00:00January 3rd, 2017|Disability Benefits, Military Benefits|Comments Off on Military Benefits and Your Special Needs Child