This presentation is intended for attorneys who would like to incorporate special needs trusts (SNTs) into their estate planning practice. These types of trusts are a vital component of estate plans when your clients have beneficiaries with disabilities. We will cover all of the topics that will help you provide your clients with peace of mind.
Key topics to be discussed:
When you should use special needs trusts (SNTs)
Different types of SNTs
SNTs and ABLE Accounts
SNT drafting considerations and sample language
Date: October 24, 2022
Michael J. Keenan | Keenan Law, LLC
Attorney Michael J. Keenan graduated from Binghamton University (B.A. 1994) where he majored in political science and English and from the Quinnipiac University School of Law (J.D. 1997). He was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in November of 1997 and the United States District Court of Connecticut in February of 2005. He is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the Elder Law Section of the Connecticut Bar Association.
Attorney Keenan is a former Executive Managing Editor of the Quinnipiac Probate Law Journal. He has written articles for legal journals and periodicals on his areas of practice. He is a faculty member of the National Business Institute, Strafford Publications, and Rossdale Continuing Legal Education where he regularly educates fellow professionals from across the country on his practice areas via nationally broadcast webinars and live seminars. Please click here for a schedule of Attorney Keenan’s upcoming speaking engagements.
Attorney Keenan currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Philanthropy Committee for Journey Found in Manchester, Connecticut, a non-profit organization which provides advocacy, housing and community-based support for adults across Connecticut with intellectual disabilities. He is a past Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Glastonbury Chamber of Commerce, the former Family & Community Engagement Officer of the Connecticut River Valley Chamber of Commerce and currently serves on its Board of Trustees.
I. When you should use special needs trusts (SNTs) | 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm II. Different types of SNTs | 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Break | 3:00 pm – 3:10 pm
III. SNTs and ABLE Accounts | 3:10 pm – 3:40 pm IV. SNT drafting considerations and sample language | 3:40 pm – 4:10 pm