Mary’s Story

This week I learned about Mary. Mary has had a trust with The Disability Foundation for just a few months. Recently she requested a distribution to repair her windows and roof.… Read the rest

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John’s Story

Because of a Flexible Spending Pooled Trust established by his parents, John had an opportunity to go to music camp. He had always loved music, but never had an opportunity to really share his deep interest.… Read the rest

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Bob’s Story

When we sent out our last Distribution Requests, we received one back marked “Undeliverable”. The Personal Representative (Mike) had moved and did not provide a forwarding address.… Read the rest

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Survivor Benefit Plan and Special Needs Trusts

The U.S. Department of Defense has recently published guidance for military parents regarding newly passed legislation that will allow them to assign Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) payments (up to 55% of their retirement pay) to a special needs trust for the benefit of a dependent son or daughter with disabilities.… Read the rest

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Military Survivor Benefit Plans

As part of the legislation passed in the Carl Levin and Howard P. “Buck” McKeon National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), military members may now designate that survivor benefit payments be placed into a special needs trust for a dependent child with a disability.… Read the rest

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