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Special Needs Trusts

Court decision raises awareness about steps families need to take to protect trust beneficiaries
July 26, 2013

A recent groundbreaking ruling on special needs trusts could change the way trustees monitor the needs of people with disabilities and spend money on them, influence other court rulings in similar cases and bolster legislative initiatives aimed at protecting the rights of beneficiaries of special needs trusts.

July 23, 2013

Former New York Judge Kristin Booth Glen is being hailed as a hero in the autism and special needs communities for her bold and unprecedented ruling that banks and other special needs trustees must not only invest trust assets but also take decisive steps to determine the needs of people with disabilities and spend trust money to improve benefici