Feb 12, 2018, 5:25 PM
A Special Needs Trust (SNT) is a form of discretionary, spendthrift trust designed to preserve government benefits for a disabled or aged beneficiary. Distributions from the trust are intended to supplement public benefits, not supplant them.
Be Careful What You Wish For: Why to Consider Creating a Supplemental Needs Trust to Hold a Personal Injury Award
Feb 9, 2018, 1:50 PM
It may be hard for a prevailing plaintiff to imagine that winning a personal injury judgment or settlement could make it more difficult to afford housing and medical care, but that is often that case for people who receive Medicaid and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).