Trust Planning

Trust Planning

Estate Planning and Wealth Management

Special Needs Trusts Resources

Books
Special Needs Trusts: Protect Your Child's Financial Future, by Stephen Elias. A new book by Nolo Press (the lawyers who save you from lawyers). This book can help you understand the issues and do a first draft of a trust. Sorry, but in this case, you still need to see a lawyer.

Websites
One page summary of the issues by Lawyers.com
http://trusts-estates.lawyers.com/estate-planning/Special-Needs-Trusts.html

Useful links
www.hg.org/special-needs-trust.asp

A lawyer's FAQ that answers a lot of the basic questions. Good and in-depth. Compares other options.
www.nsnn.com/frequently.htm

Article by a lawyer who explains some of the potential problems with family members as sole trustee of special needs trusts.
www.nsnn.com/GrandmasPie.htm