As rumors of Spears’ unhappiness in her conservatorship have gained momentum, both fiduciary professionals and those with personal connections to her have been asked to give context to her complex conservatorship—including the possible signs of abuse by her conservators.
When special needs individuals are dependent on a combination of public benefits and financial support from family members or caregivers, their parents or guardians are often encouraged to open ABLE accounts or special needs trusts (SNTs).
After closing the first half of 2021, we are beginning to get a glimpse of some of the unintended consequences that may lie ahead following the unprecedented measures taken to address a once-in-a-century pandemic.
With global cybercrime projected to cost individuals and businesses as much as $10.5 trillion per year by 2025, cybersecurity concerns aren’t going anywhere. Your best defense is personal vigilance when it comes to your own online behavior.
I Care A Lot, Netflix most recent film on guardians, has fanned the flames of several misconceptions regarding the role of conservators. If we depended on
As baby boomers enter their golden years, the over-60 population in the United States is soaring. Higher life expectancies and lower birth rates are increasing
When it comes to planning for the long-term care of special needs individuals, the process to set up and manage a trust or other care
Normal is an illusion.What is normal for the spider is chaos for the fly. Morticia Addams Changes in the Patterns The concept of normality is
Different financial advisors offer different rules of thumb for determining whether you have enough money to retire. The challenge of this determination is that retirement
As you organize your trust to protect, manage, and distribute your assets, you will invariably need to appoint a trustee to oversee its administration. In some cases,
When you establish a trust to hold and manage assets from your estate, that trust requires a trustee to assume fiduciary responsibilities. Estate holders may
“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” – Aristotle In May of this year, the New York Times