Fundamentals of special needs trusts by Stuart D. Zimring

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Published by LexisNexis Matthew Bender in New Providence, NJ .

Written in English

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Includes index.

Book details

StatementStuart D. Zimring, Rebecca C. Morgan, Bradley J. Frigon
ContributionsMorgan, Rebecca C., Frigon, Bradley J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF730 .Z56 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24462611M
ISBN 109781422427408
LC Control Number2009042387

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Fundamentals of Special Needs Trusts provides practitioners with analysis of the law, authoritative advice, practice notes, checklists, and forms. It begins with a discussion of the history of special needs trusts, discusses ethical issues, explains the various types of special needs trusts and how to draft, fund, and administer those trusts.

Fundamentals of Special Needs Trusts provides practitioners with analysis of the law, authoritative advice, practice notes, checklists, and forms.

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It begins with a discussion of the history of special needs trusts, discusses ethical issues, explains the various types of special needs trusts and how to draft, fund, and administer those trusts Author: Stuart D.

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He is a Fellow of both the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. He has been certified as a Specialist in Estate and Trust Law by the State Bar of. In addition to tips for drafting a special-needs trust, this essential handbook also discusses the unique needs of clients with beneficiaries who have special needs; how social security, Medicare, and Medicaid requirements may affect a special-needs trust; how the use of guardianships can protect individuals with special needs; and the.

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Special needs trusts allow the family to improve the quality of life for the loved one, without jeopardizing eligibility for government benefits. It’s best not to give money or property directly to a person who needs government assistance because if you do, that gift will almost certainly make the loved one ineligible to receive aid.

Nolo's Special Needs Trusts: Protect Your Childs Financial Future explains when you should seek an attorney's advice to set up a special needs trust. If you determine that you don't need a lawyer, you can use the book's forms and plain-English instructions to set up your own special needs trust.

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Types of special needs trusts. For a special needs trust to function as it should, it must comply with rigorous requirements. These requirements differ depending on the type of trust. First-party trust.

These trusts are funded with the beneficiaries' own resources - typically an inheritance, a legal settlement or insurance proceeds.

However, a. A special needs trust is a trust tailored to a person with special needs that is designed to manage assets for that person's benefit while not compromising access to important government benefits.

There are three main types of special needs trusts: the first-party trust, the third-party trust, and the pooled trust. A special needs trust, also known in some jurisdictions as a supplemental needs trust, is a specialized trust that allows the disabled beneficiary to enjoy the use of property that is held in the trust for his or her benefit, while at the same time allowing the beneficiary to receive essential needs-based government benefits.

A Special Needs Trust is a specific type of irrevocable trust that. Supplemental Needs Trusts Need Special Language Supplemental Needs Trusts Need Special Language At a bare minimum, the Trust should state that it is intended to provide “supplemental and extra care” over and above that which the government provides.

The Trust must state that it is not intended to be a basic support Trust. She is the successor co-author of Matthew Bender’ss Tax, Estate and Financial Planning for the Elderly, and its companion forms book (Lexis), a co-author of Representing the Elderly in Florida, (Lexis), The Fundamentals of Special Needs Trusts (Lexis), Ethics in an Elder Law Practice (ABA), Planning for Disability (Bloomberg BNA Portfolio.

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A special needs trust is a legal arrangement that lets a physically or mentally ill person, or someone chronically disabled, have access to funding without potentially losing the benefits provided Author: Julia Kagan. Chapter Two- Self Settled and Third Party Special Needs Trusts: Chapter Three- Special Needs Trusts Tax Issues: Chapter Four- Amending Special Needs Trusts: Chapter Five- Ethical Issues in an Snt Practice Considering the Expected: Chapter Six- Fundamentals of Special Needs Trusts W Ith a Focus On: Chapter Seven- the Interrelationship of.

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Special needs trusts can also be used to set up inheritance funds or proceeds from a settlement on behalf of the disabled person. This way, if your loved one is the plaintiff in a successful lawsuit or inherits assets, those funds will go into the trust and will not disqualify him or her from receiving those government benefits.

On the flip. This special needs trust was first enacted with an effective date of 4/16/93 by the Ohio Legislature prior to the enactment of the above federal special needs trusts [42 U.S.C. p(d)(4)] on 8/11/ This trust is now redundant given the D4A trust above and .Special (Supplemental) Needs Trusts.

A special needs trust (“SNT”), also known as a supplemental needs trust, is a special type of trust by which parents (or loved ones) are able to provide for the needs of an individual with special needs without jeopardizing his .

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