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Springfield Missouri Estate Planning And Probate Law Blog

Creating a special needs trust for your adult child

Parents of adults with disabilities go to great lengths to ensure their child has a stable future. This often requires shrewd financial planning. Loving parents need to account for all the possible needs of that child – not just in the present, but long into the future as well, even after they themselves are gone.

One potential option is a special needs trust. So what is it, and why might it be a good choice for your family?

What does your Power of Attorney do and when?

If something should happen to you, do you know who will make decisions on your behalf? Unless you take legal action, it might not be the person you want.

Before you are in this situation, you can file a Power of Attorney (POA) to outline what you want to happen to your body while you are alive and who you authorize to make those decisions.