Some highlights of the article, Special needs trusts helps provide for disabled children, includes:
- Can allow a disabled person to continue receiving government benefits while benefitting from an inheritance or proceeds from a lawsuit.
- Provides money to cover needs other than health care, education or maintenance of support for the disabled person.
- Can be set up to take effect upon the death of a parent.
- Can be funded with insurance, inherited money or gifts made by a living donor.