Guardianships & Special Needs Trusts
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Family members with special needs can bring immense joy and unique challenges into our lives. Your loved one may require lifelong assistance from you financially. Guardianships and Special Needs Trusts are two strategies to ensure the care of these loved ones.
Guardianship ensures an individual with special needs or limited capacity is cared for and receives proper support. Also, the individual is supported in making important medical decisions that they cannot make for themselves. A Special Needs Trust ensures that the individual receives lifelong public benefits as well as receive support and inheritance from their family.
Both Guardianships and Special Needs Trusts are critical strategies to ensure the lifelong care to your loved one. While having a dependent with special needs can be complicated, consulting with an experiences Estate Planning Attorney may lift some of the common burdens associated with caring for the loved one in need.