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Third-Party Special Needs Trusts in a Nutshell: Using Third-Party SNTs to Ease the Lives of Beneficiaries with Disabilities

National Business Institute
July 22, 2020

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The event will be held on July 22, 2020. The recording will be accessible by August 05, 2020 and you will receive an email when the course becomes available in your online account.

Program Description:

Third-party SNTs have many non-obvious uses helpful in planning for family assets and providing for children with disabilities. This fast-paced guide gives you a mile-high view of its potential and some practical tips for its application. Refine your planning techniques - order today!

Course Content:

  1. When is a Third-Party Used Instead of a First-Party, Pooled or ABLE Account?
  2. Qualifying Beneficiaries and Drafting the Trust (with Sample Provisions)
  3. Revocable vs. Irrevocable
  4. Setting up the SNT as a Subtrust to a Parent's Revocable Living Trust
  5. The Role of Third Party SNTs in Medicaid Planning
  6. Funding the Trust
  7. Distributions, Maximizing Qualified Expenses
  8. Tax Issues
  9. Preserving Benefits at Every Step
  10. Future Outlook: ABLE Accounts and the New Fed Rule on Third-Party SNTs


Jane Fearn-Zimmer, Shareholder, Flaster Greenberg PC

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