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Special Needs Trusts Provide Lifetime Care For Disabled Adults

When it comes to protecting your family, there isn’t much you wouldn’t do, especially those family members with disabilities who need extra attention and care. When you’re gone, you want to make sure your family will be protected and cared for. In situations like this, it can be beneficial to set up a special needs trust.

A special needs trust will grant you the peace of mind of knowing your disabled family member is secure, even after you’re gone. Alice A. Salvo‘s special needs trust attorneys are skilled with the laws regarding state-based care and payment, meaning your family member won’t have to worry about losing state coverage. The special needs trusts are in place to catch what the state won’t, leaving you worry-free.

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A Special Needs Trust (SNT) sometimes referred to as a supplemental needs trust is intended for a person with disabilities. The purpose of the trust is to ensure that trust assets are not used in calculating the disabled person’s eligibility for government program assistance such as Medi-Cal and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Without having a California special needs trust, the trust assets will either disqualify the person from benefits, or be paid to the source of the public benefits. A trust ensures that the individual gets better care and supplemental therapies, opportunities for recreation and independence when possible, while protecting his or her assets.

Supplement Needs Trust Benefits

A supplemental needs trust will preserve trust assets for the special needs of a disabled beneficiary and allow the beneficiary to keep all public assistance benefits. In addition the special needs trust (SNT) can offer the beneficiary things like a specially equipped van, additional medical or dental care, a motorized wheelchair, entertainment, recreation or vacations which are not provided for in the government benefits (SSI and Medi-Cal).

The California supplemental needs trust will protect the benefits of individuals who are disabled. This includes many disabilities including deaf, blind, Autistic, Downs Syndrome, Intellectual disability (ID), also known as general learning disability, and mental retardation.

A supplemental needs trust will grant you the piece of mind of knowing that your disabled family member is secure. Alice A. Salvo is a special needs trust attorney skilled with the laws regarding state based care and payment, meaning your family member won’t have to worry about losing state coverage. The California special need trust is in place to catch what the state won’t, leaving you worry free.

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Providing A Consistent Quality Of Life

When it comes to following the letter and the rule for special needs trusts, California offers no more successful firm than Alice A. Salvo. Our California special needs trust attorneys are reputable and knowledgeable. We’re well-versed with Medi-Cal and can set up the trust in such a way that you will never have to worry about losing state-offered coverage. With a special needs trust, California-based disabled citizens can enjoy a more comfortable, higher quality of life.

Understanding the intricacies of health insurance and medical care can be confusing to say the least. Without knowing all of the ins and outs, you could potentially miss something that can cost you dearly. Having our special needs trust lawyers at your side will keep you from missing that potentially devastating fine print.

Helping a disabled family member can sometimes be a trying issue, as not many understand what it is you have to go through. While you do so willingly, it can be a difficult process to deal with medical insurance companies, medical expenses and a mountain of red tape. Alice A. Salvo knows what you are going through and has extensive experience with cases similar to yours. That understanding alone can mean a lot in your struggle to keep your family comfortable and safe.

Contact Our Special Needs Planning Attorneys

To schedule a free initial consultation with our San Fernando Valley special needs trusts attorney, call 818-676-9572, or fill out our online contact form.