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Why to Future Plan for Yourself, Not Just Your Child with Special Needs

Why to Future Plan for Yourself, Not Just Your Child with Special Needs

When you have a child with special needs, there is so little time to think about the future. You are constantly busy caring for and advocating for your child. Despite your full schedule, you need to make time to do …
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Estate Planning for Your Extended Family

Estate Planning for Your Extended Family

When estate planning for your family’s future, don’t forget that extended family members may need to change their plans too if they want to help your child with special needs. This article described some common situations that arise when well-meaning relatives …
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Risks of Leaving Your Estate to Your Special Needs Child’s Sibling

Risks of Leaving Your Estate to Your Special Needs Child's Sibling

When making your estate plan, be aware that there are substantial risks to leaving your estate to the sibling of your child with special needs. Sometimes, doing so seems like the least complicated solution – the sibling can use funds …
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Our Personal Experience Drives Our Legal Practice

Our Personal Experience Drives Our Legal Practice

When our firm’s founder Brian Rubin began practicing special needs future planning, he drew on his personal experience. Brian’s son Mitchell has autism and other diagnosed special needs. He was born in 1981, and Brian has focused solely on helping …
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Why Is Estate Planning for People with Special Needs Different?

Why Is Estate Planning for People with Special Needs Different

There are a number of reasons why estate planning for people with special needs can be different than planning for people who do not have special needs. Understanding these reasons will help you during the initial planning process and beyond. …
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