Gawthrop Greenwood partner P. Kristen Bennett presented on “Special Needs Planning” at the 2021 Delaware Trust Conference held at Chase Center on the Waterfront in Wilmington from Oct. 19-20. Bennett was featured in on-demand video available to the nation’s top trust, legal and wealth management thought leaders for Delaware trusts.

She spoke on topics including: how government programs may pay for basic living expenses; the importance of precise planning; steps to take so your loved ones with special needs have the lifestyle you desire for them, including during your life and after your death; types of trusts parents can set up, as well as pros and cons; when ABLE Accounts are useful; tax considerations for special needs trusts; and funding during parents’ life or at death.