Protect Your Loved One With A Special Needs Trust In Arizona

You may become more aware of the possibility that an adult child, who is either disabled or unable to work might never be able to care for himself/herself. Parents should know that there are options to help their disabled child throughout his/her life and not risk the child's government benefits.

A Special Needs Trust (SNT), can be made from money the child has either earned, such as inheritances, insurance payouts, personal injury settlements, or money donated by a third party. The supplemental needs trust in Arizona prevent the mismanagement or misuse of trust funds.

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What are the benefits of a Special Needs Trust?

  • A SNT allows disabled persons with assets greater than $2000 to still be eligible for SSI, MediCal, and any other government assistance that is necessary for their well-being and health.

  • A SNT provides peace of mind for parents by ensuring that their disabled child is taken care of even if they are unable to do so.

There are a few special needs planning options and many important factors to take into consideration when developing a plan. Professional attorneys in Arizona can help you determine which special needs option would best meet your goals for yourself or your loved one.

If you have a child that will require outside assistance throughout their lives, consult an attorney to explore the possibility of setting up a special needs trust.