When to Establish a Special Needs Trust

A Special Needs Trust, also known as a Supplemental Needs Trust, is a type of trust that allows for a person with special needs to receive support while still maintaining eligibility for government benefits. One question parents, or other relatives, of special needs...

Pet Trusts

Thinking about what will happen to one’s pets can be a major concern for pet owners. The questions about what will happen to any pets involves both deciding who will take care of the pets and also how to pay for the expenses of pet ownership. To deal with these...

Trusts and Medicaid Planning

Trusts can be a powerful tool in estate planning, but only certain trusts can protect assets while ensuring eligibility for Medicaid nursing home coverage. Before starting any Medicaid planning, it is important to meet with an experienced, local elder law attorney to...