ESTATE PLANNING FOR THE PARENTS OF SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN

In addition to the typical decisions facing parents in estate planning such as who should be a child’s guardian if both parents are deceased, the parents of special needs children are faced with additional estate planning challenges. One such challenge is how to provide for all their loved ones without jeopardizing the special needs child’s current (or potential) eligibility for government benefits. There are several strategies and planning opportunities available to assist in developing estate plans for parents of special needs children. If you or someone you know has a special needs child, please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss these planning opportunities.