On May 18, 2023, Vanarelli & Li, LLC partners, attorneys Donald D. Vanarelli and Chen Li, presented a webinar entitled “Planning for Your Child with Special Needs.”

Attorneys Vanarelli and Li showed the webinar attendees how to utilize Special Needs Trusts and accounts established under the “Achieving a Better Life Experience” Act (better known as “ABLE” Accounts) to Access Medicaid, SSI, DDD  Services and Other Public Benefits to Plan for the Future of Your Child(ren) With Special Needs.

Specifically, the attorneys helped the webinar attendees understand:

  • How to Protect an Inheritance for a Child with Special Needs
  • Estate Planning with Special Needs Trusts: What You Need to Know
  • Preparing for Continuity of Healthcare and Financial Decision Making as Your Child Reaches Adulthood
  • Guardianships
  • ABLE Accounts vs. Special Needs Trusts: Understanding the Benefits and Limitations

The PowerPoint slides used during the presentation follow:

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For additional information concerning special needs trusts and disability planning, visit:

NJ Special Needs Trusts and Disability Planning