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Special Needs Trust: Protect assets of disabled family

A special needs trust is one ordered into being by a District Court Judge, usually one in the Probate Division. The petitioner pursuing creation of the trust has specifically mandated pleadings to make and proposes the language of the trust. Once the court orders it into being, the special needs trust protects assets, such as monetary awards from lawsuits or settlements over a negligent injury, from going… Continue reading

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