Special Needs - Idaho Estate Planning

Trusts for Special Needs

with Mark Wight

  • 2 May 2019
  • Author: IEP Team
In the past, parents have been advised to disinherit their children with specials needs so those children could continue to qualify for Medicaid. Well, Mark has news for you; there’s a trust out there to fit your needs! Don’t listen to the advice to cut off your child from their...

Conservatorship & How to Avoid It

Another government default you don't want

  • 6 April 2017
  • Author: IEP Team
Conservatorship & How to Avoid It
A Conservator is a court-appointed individual who manages the financial affairs on behalf of a protected person. This protected person could be a minor, a developmentally delayed individual who doesn't have the capacity to manage his/her own affairs, or someone who has suffered an injury or...

Idaho Estate Planning - Raising a Child with Special Needs

Many times, families raising children with special needs don't know how to begin their financial planning, says The New York Daily News in a recent article, "How to prepare a financial plan for families with special needs children."Experts estimate that raising a child to age 18 costs roughly...

Idaho Estate Planning - What's Fair To Your Kids May Not be Fair At All

Are you planning to design your estate plan to make sure your adult kids are treated fairly? What if one child has never been good with money, while the others are completely independent? This post from New Jersey 101.5, "Being fair in estate planning," says there are options.While there's no...

Idaho Estate Planning - Special Needs Trusts

Leslie Sieleni found out her son had Down’s syndrome when he was 5 days old. Now 14, Sean Sieleni talks about driving a car, going to college, living on his own and getting a job. His mom supports those dreams, but she worries. One thing that eases her mind is the prospect of Minnesota...