Estate planning is always important for parents of young children. That same planning takes on a heightened importance when you are the parent (or grandparent) of a child with special needs. In fact, without proper planning, your efforts to provide for your child could actually do more harm than good. One estate planning tool that is often used to provide for a beneficiary with special needs is a special needs trust. To help you better understand your options, an Indianapolis special needs … [Read more...] about Are There Different Types of Special Needs Trusts?
Special Needs Trust
You are probably aware of the fact that Medicaid is a government program that provides health insurance for people with very limited financial capabilities. Many people paint with a broad brush and say that the program is for "needy" people, but in fact, there is a bigger picture. People who may not come to mind when you think of the financially needy often rely on Medicaid. This would include people with special needs. Without question, people with special needs are going to require … [Read more...] about Can Medicaid Recover Assets From a Special Needs Trust?
The beneficiary cannot directly handle assets that have been conveyed into the trust. However, the trustee can use of the trust's assets to address the supplemental needs of the beneficiary. Click here to read the whole article or download the PDF. … [Read more...] about Free Report: What Is a Special Needs Trust in Indiana