Good News for Trustees, Beneficiaries of Special Needs Trusts

FEBRUARY 11, 2013 VOLUME 20 NUMBER 6 Last fall the Social Security Administration quietly released the text of changes to the Program Operations Manual System — the POMS. Though described as “clarifications” by Social Security, they were actually far-reaching changes that would have driven up the cost of trust administration, complicated the lives of beneficiaries…

Beware Of Holiday Scams

DECEMBER 10, 2012 VOLUME 19 NUMBER 45 This week we offer season-relevant advice from our friends in the Elder Consumer Protection Program at Stetson University College of Law’s Center for Excellence in Elder Law. We share this information with their permission: Top 5 Holiday Scams During the holiday season, fraudsters find their way onto the…