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TOP TEN MISTAKES IN DRAFTING SPECIAL NEEDS TRUSTS

[This article was originally printed in the Straight Word, a publication of the Burlington County Bar Association.] by Thomas D. Begley, Jr., CELA There are a number of mistakes that scriveners make in drafting special needs trusts. This article will discuss those that frequently occur. Including a Payback Provision in a Third-Party Special Needs Trust….

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DISTRIBUTIONS FROM SPECIAL NEEDS TRUSTS RELATED TO VACATIONS

[This article was originally printed in the Straight Word, a publication of the Burlington County Bar Association.] by Thomas D. Begley, Jr., CELA Individuals with disabilities are often able to travel and take vacations. A special needs trust can pay for vacations, but there are different rules that apply to third-party special needs trusts as…

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The Voice® December 2014 – Official Newsletter of the Special Needs Alliance

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DISTRIBUTIONS FROM SPECIAL NEEDS TRUSTS FOR CAREGIVERS – PART 1

by Thomas D. Begley, Jr., CELA This is the first part of a two-part article on distributions from special needs trusts for caregivers.(The other articles in the series are here: Part 2 and Part 3.)  It is often necessary for a family to hire a caregiver to assist in providing care for a child, even an…

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