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Today, children with a wide variety of special needs live long and productive lives. Advancements in medical science and healthcare plus the availability of innovative resources that provide occupational training, employment and independent living assistance have helped make this possible. The legal field has also refined estate planning tools to ensure that children with special needs have access to government benefits without foregoing family support. Planning for the future is key, and the earlier the better to avoid unintended missteps.
The following are important planning options to consider:
Each of the above planning tips have important consequences which must be considered carefully before deciding the right plan for you and your family. To discuss your special needs estate plan with a knowledgeable and compassionate attorney, contact Melissa Negrin-Wiener, Partner at Cona Elder Law, for a consultation. She can be reached at 631.390.5000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cona Elder Law is a full service law firm based in Melville, LI. Our firm concentrates in the areas of elder law, estate planning, estate administration and litigation, special needs planning and health care facility representation. We are proud to have been recognized for our innovative strategies, creative techniques and unparalleled negotiating skills unendingly driven toward our paramount objective - satisfying the needs of our clients.
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