Special Needs Trusts
Our East Valley law firm will help take care of your family
Caring for a loved one with a disability is in many respects a full-time job. This responsibility is likely a defining aspect of your life, and it's important to know that your loved one will still be cared for after you're gone. For many families, a special needs trust is the solution.
A special needs trust is a type of trust designed specifically to care for a person with a permanent disability. Assets within the trust can pay for medical care and other expenses needed to manage your loved one's condition. The estate planning attorneys at our firm, Scott T. Jensen and Shad M. Brown, have the experience and legal knowledge to help.
Benefits of a special needs trust
Like any other trust, a special needs trust allows you to set aside some of your assets for the benefit of a designated person - in this case, a loved one who has a permanent disability. You will choose a trustee to manage the assets that are part of the trust. The trustee can't give money directly to the beneficiary. Instead, that money can be spent on medical expenses, attendant care, rehabilitation, transportation and other services your loved one needs.