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What You Should Know About Special Needs Trusts

Bequeathing assets to a loved one with special needs is a benevolent gesture, but in some cases, it can cause problems that were never intended. An inheritance can disqualify the disabled person from government needs-based aid...
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Special Needs Trust: What Expenses Can It Pay For?

A special needs trust or a supplemental needs trust can be established to help a disabled individual who is receiving assistance from the government -- or is eligible to receive it. Disabled people, who cannot support...

How to Set Up a Special Needs Trust

Medical advances, an aging population, a changing political scene and the increase of conditions such as autism are combining to produce a growing need for a particular type of estate planning tool -- the special needs...