Presented by Randy Hope Steen, Esquire and Patrick Bergmaier, 1847 Financial on behalf of the Chester County Intermediate Unit. This workshop provides an overview of financial & estate planning for families that have dependents with special needs. We address critical areas of concern, such as navigating and maximizing government benefits through an overview of programs such as SSI/SSDI, Waivers & Social Security. The workshop will also address important estate planning considerations such as Wills, Special Needs Trusts, and the differences between Guardianship and Powers of Attorney. Finally, it will make attendees aware of how special needs financial planning is different than traditional financial planning. Strategies will be presented to address funding of special needs trusts, tax planning considerations, and ensuring quality of life and lifetime care are maintained for loved ones. Our goal is to make sure attendees learn the importance of integrating all the necessary pieces into one cohesive plan, so the vision they have for their child’s life can become a reality, whether they are here or not.
Location: Chester County Intermediate Unit, 455 Boot Rd Downingtown, PA 19335