Category: Disability

Estate Planning Myths & Misconceptions – Myth #3 – An Estate Plan Is Not A Will

August 25, 2009 Victor Medina Disability, Living Will, Myths & Misconceptions, Simple Wills 1 Comment

Most people think of “doing estate planning” as the act of creating and signing a will. While in some cases, a will is the best instrument, you can’t get to that answer without engaging in a comprehensive process where the lawyer gets to learn about you and your family, your goals and desires, your values […]

Guardianship of Children With Special Needs

January 26, 2007 Victor Medina Disability, Guardianship, Powers of Attorney, Special Needs Planning 0 Comments

Two good posts coming from Leanna Hamill in Massachusetts and Tredway, Lumsdaine & Doyle in California on planning for children with special needs.  Among the excellent suggestions are the following: Special Needs Trust – allowing parents, grandparents and guardians to provide funds for a special needs child without disrupting eligibility for government aid. Exploring the […]