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Financial Planning for Children or Adults with Special Needs
Planning to meet the needs of children or adults who have special needs is often complex. Special financial planning techniques may be needed so you don’t jeopardize any government benefits they may be receiving. Many who have special needs require advice and protection throughout their lifetime from someone with legal authority. This person has the authority to act on their behalf. For most persons with special needs two types of protections are required:
1. protection of the estate left to the individual;
2. protection of his or her person in some form of guardianship.
In practice, provisions for these two types of protection often overlap.
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