A recent court case involving a power of attorney demonstrates the problem with using online estate planning forms instead of hiring an attorney who can make sure your documents are tailored [...]
A new survey has found that motivated in part by the coronavirus pandemic, younger adults are now more likely to have a will than middle-aged adults. Nevertheless, the overall percentage of [...]
With the federal estate tax exemption possibly about to be lowered, it may be time to think about steps you can take to keep your estate from being taxed. An irrevocable life insurance trust [...]
Charge Against Mother Highlights Value of Adding an Extra Layer of Protection to a Special Needs Trust
A recent felony charge against the mother of a special needs child in Minnesota offers a good reason why professional oversight [...]
Bill Would Allow All Military Retirees to Name Special Needs Trusts as Beneficiaries of Pension Plans
A bipartisan bill fixes a flaw in earlier legislation and would finally allow any veteran to allocate pension payments to a trust for their survivors with special needs.
At least 36 states and the District of Columbia are diverting federal benefits like Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security survivors’ benefits owed to children in foster care.
The American Rescue Plan, signed into law by President Biden, makes health coverage bought through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) vastly more affordable for millions of Americans, at least for [...]