California Special Needs Planning

The Letter of Intent as a Part of Your Special Needs Planning

The documentation that you create with your special needs planning lawyer in Orange County will be quite detailed and will take an incredible amount into consideration, but it will likely not cover every possible concern or wish you may have for your child’s future care.  For that purpose, many parents work with their lawyer to …

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Two Common Special Needs Planning Considerations For Parents In Orange County

A special needs planning attorney in Orange County needs to be well-versed in a variety of topics.  After all, each and every special needs situation is unique.  That’s part of what makes it special!  Families who are involved in special needs planning for their children or other loved ones have a variety of questions and …

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3 Key Planning Steps for Autism Awareness Month | Newport Beach Special Needs Attorney

As a Newport Beach special needs attorney, I wanted to highlight that April is Autism Awareness Month, which seeks to educate the public about the needs and challenges facing those with autism spectrum disorders. It was only 50 years ago that autism was referred to as “refrigerator mother syndrome” by medical professionals who felt children …

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When It Comes To A Supplemental Needs Trust, Out of Sight Should Never Be Out of Mind

You’ve been a responsible planner for your family’s future, especially your child with special needs. You’ve met with an Orange County Special Needs attorney, set up a Supplemental or Special Needs Trust and you can breathe a sigh of relief.  Your work is done, right? Wrong. Funding and forgetting about a Trust can be as …

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Special Needs Lawyer in Orange County Discusses The Importance of Special Needs Planning

As an Orange County estate planning attorney, and mother myself, I can honestly say that that estate planning is critical for all parents of minor children. It provides the opportunity to determine who will raise your kids if you can’t, what money will be set aside or used for their upbringing, and even what money …

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Orange County Special Needs Lawyer Reveals 3 Costly Mistakes Made By Most Families with Special Needs Children

By Darlynn Morgan- Orange County Special Needs Lawyer As an Orange County special needs lawyer, I know families with special needs children have unique planning requirements. Unfortunately there are many misconceptions when it comes to securing the financial future your child deserves.  Even well-meaning caregivers and service organizations don’t understand issues and give bad advice. …

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Enhance Your Child’s Long-Term Quality of Life with the Help of an Orange County Special Needs Planning Attorney

As an Orange County special needs planning attorney, I’ve been privy to the fears and concerns of special needs parents through the years including, “What will happen to my child when I am gone,” and “How will he/she be provided for financially in my absence?” As a mother myself, I understand these are legitimate concerns …

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