Contemplating death is difficult for many people and as a result, estate planning is often postponed with the thought that they are too young, or their estate too small to consider planning. For those with a disabled family member, lack of planning for even small estates can have a devastating effect, resulting in the loss of government benefits.
Spain, Spain & Varnet P.C. has been assisting families create the estate plan which best fits their needs for over 25 years. The most common document created to protect a disabled child’s benefits is a special needs trust. Depending on your needs, this trust can then be used to pay for activities, amenities, home care or even a home. With proper planning, your disabled family member can fully utilize the public resources available to them and maintain a quality standard of living once you are no longer able to care for them.