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Don't Give Directly To Special Needs Relatives

Often, grandparents, aunts, uncles, godparents and the like want to help disabled relatives by leaving them some money. That's why every attorney familiar with drafting special needs trusts (SNTs) advises his clients (typically the parents of the disabled child) to tell friends and relatives about the SNT they've established for their child, and to let them know any contributions they wish to make

Often, grandparents, aunts, uncles, godparents and the like want to help disabled relatives by leaving them some money. That's why every attorney familiar with drafting special needs trusts (SNTs) advises his clients (typically the parents of the disabled child) to tell friends and relatives about the SNT they've established for their child, and to let them know any contributions they wish to make should go into this trust. That way, the disabled individual's access to public benefits won't

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