Financial and Legal Framework for Special Needs Families: Envisioning the Future for Your Child - The Southfield Center for Development



Date: 11/28/12
Hours: 7 pm
Ages: AD
Price: Free
Address:
85 Old Kings Highway North - 203-202-7654
Darien, CT 06820
southfieldcenter. com

Description: The legal and financial planning for the future of a child with special needs can be daunting for families just trying to master everyday challenges. How can you ensure that your child will have a financially secure life when you are no longer able to be the primary caregiver? Attorney Greta Solomon, principal and chair of Trusts & Estates, Elder Law and Tax Groups, Cohen and Wolf, and Stephen A. Ehrens, CPA, CLTC, and Financial Advisor with Northwestern Mutual, have extensive experience advising special needs families with the unique challenges they face. They will share what you need to know to create your child's life care plan. Parents, grandparents, and caregivers will learn about: utilizing Special Needs Trusts to make informed decisions, how to compose a letter of intent, powers of attorney, guardianships, financial solutions to meet their family goals and expectations and tax guidelines for special needs families.