Preparing for the Future: Estate Planning for Parents of Children with Disabilities

2023-06-28T10:35:20-05:00November 9th, 2017|Nebraska Litigation & Trial Advisor, Succession and Estate Planning, Transactional|

Parents of special needs children must be cognizant of special considerations in virtually every area of life. Estate planning is no exception. The stringent eligibility requirements of SSDI/SSI and Medicaid/Medicare make the child’s continued eligibility a paramount concern when determining the child’s inheritance. Even if the child is currently employed and not eligible for disability benefits due to the child’s income, parents must evaluate how long the child will be [...]