Naperville Estate Planning Lawyer on Protecting Eligibility for Government Programs with Special Needs Trusts

When you think about a time when you will no longer be around to care for your family, it may be scary to consider how those who need you most will fare when you are gone. This may be especially true if you have a son, daughter, brother, sister, or cousin with a serious disability […]

Naperville Lawyer Addresses Why Your Will Should Include a Special Needs Trust Clause

Did you know that more than 50 million Americans deal with disabilities and special needs? That number represents nearly 20 percent of the population. It also means most families, at some point, will need to consider the best interest of a disabled or special needs person in planning for the future. Such considerations are often […]

What is a Special or Supplemental Needs Trust?

The Medicare program was put into place as an insurance program to take care of the elderly and people with disabilities. In 2010, Medicare provided health care benefits for eight million disabled people who were unable to afford their own health insurance or health care. Medicaid is another entitlement program which provides money for healthcare […]