(Part One in a series of blogs covering special needs trusts) When most individuals think of estate planning, they typically think about creating a Will that stipulates how their property and monies are to be allocated after their death. Estate planning is actually a complex legal process, and writing a Will is just a small part of it.
This will be a weekly series of blog posts that discuss trusts designed to benefit those individuals that are physically, mentally or developmentally incapacitated. The goal of this series is to educate the public and provide a resource for those with family members with special needs. The series of posts will cover the following topics: