Special Needs Trusts Fairness Act
As of December 13, 2016, a new federal law allows disabled individuals to establish their own first-party payback Special Needs Trusts. This e
mpowers capable individuals with disabilities to establish their own first-party (self-settled) Special Needs Trusts without having to go to court. Before this law, individuals had to rely on a parent, grandparent, guardian or court.
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