Articles In 'Estate Planning'

By Constantina Koulosousas, Wacks Debona Beilin & Weber, Posted in Elder Law, Estate Planning, Special Needs Law

  As of December 13, 2016, competent individuals with disabilities can create their own first-party special needs trusts, instead of having to rely on others to do so for them.  The Special Needs Trust Fairness Act was included in the 21st Century Cures Act, a law that includes several he... read more.

  • July 26, 2018

By Constantina Koulosousas, Wacks Debona Beilin & Weber, Posted in Elder Law, Estate & Probate Administration, Estate Planning, Special Needs Law

"Competent adults have the fundamental right, in collaboration with their health care providers, to control decisions about their own health care.” See, The New Jersey Advance Directive for Mental Health Care Act. The road of mental illness is laden with peaks of competency followed by valleys... read more.

  • January 05, 2017