What is a Special Needs Trust?

A special needs trust (“SNT”) is a type of trust used to provide benefits to persons or beneficiaries with special needs. A major purpose of setting up a special needs trust is to provide benefits to an individual with special needs in order to supplement any benefits they may be receiving from MediCal, Supplemental Security
If you do not have legal capacity to make financial decisions on your own behalf, then how do your decisions get made? Who would be making those decisions? Without a comprehensive estate plan in place which includes a financial power of attorney, the remaining option is for a loved one to seek a conservatorship over
If you do not have legal capacity to make medical decisions on your own behalf, then how do your decisions get made? Who would be making those decisions? Without a comprehensive estate plan in place which includes an Advance Healthcare Directive, the remaining option is for a loved one to seek a conservatorship over you
One of the most common questions people have is “What is the difference between a will and a trust?”. There are multiple differences between a Will and a Trust. In California, the major differences include: (1) probate avoidance, (2) cost and time, (3) privacy and (4) design options. Probate Avoidance Whether you have a will,
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