Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Trust Protector as Insurance Policy

2020-07-10T13:15:10-04:00

By Robert B. Fleming, CELA Planning for the lifelong care of a loved one with special needs is daunting. Even the most carefully constructed special needs trust can't be expected to account for all contingencies. Appointing a trust protector can provide added security when you're no longer able to monitor the trust's management yourself. Because [...]

The Trust Protector as Insurance Policy2020-07-10T13:15:10-04:00

Special Needs Information on the Internet: Proceed with Caution

2020-06-25T11:47:48-04:00

The Voice is the e-mail newsletter of The Special Needs Alliance. This installment’s author is Edward V. Wilcenski, Esq., a founding partner of the law firm of Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC in Clifton Park, New York. He practices in the areas of special needs planning, elder law and trust and estate planning and administration. A member and past president of the Special Needs Alliance, Ed writes and lectures frequently on issues affecting individuals with disabilities and their families.

Special Needs Information on the Internet: Proceed with Caution2020-06-25T11:47:48-04:00

Divorce Settlements Can Imperil Public Benefits

2020-07-13T10:08:50-04:00

By Katherine N. Barr, Esq. The prevalence of divorce for couples having a child with special needs is hotly contested. Some studies cite divorce rates up to 85 percent, while studies at the Kennedy Center at Vanderbilt University have reported significantly lower rates than the general population for couples having a child with Down syndrome. [...]

Divorce Settlements Can Imperil Public Benefits2020-07-13T10:08:50-04:00

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