On your child’s 18th birthday, she or he literally becomes an adult overnight. This creates new benefit and decision-making structures you, as parents, need to be aware of. There are a variety of decision making options, so it is important to consider what is appropriate for your child.
Colleen E. Masse, Esq., an attorney specializing in estate and special needs planning, will discuss the following topics:
• How supported decision making works;
• What a power of attorney and advance directives do;
• The difference between conservatorships and guardianships;
• How to use public benefit programs to help your child live as independently as possible;
• How a trust can help protect public benefit eligibility;
• And more…
Materials: Transition at Age 18 (PDF Format)
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