Asked and Answered: A Few Basic Concepts About Special Needs Trusts
In 1983, when I wrote the first book in the country on special needs trusts, there was almost no law blessing special needs trusts. Lawyers were making arguments basing the viability of special needs trusts on old gift and trust law cases. Now, fortunately, there is a constellation of statutory and case law relating to special needs trusts. Below are some questions and answers that may help you navigate the opportunities now available.