If asked to be a trustee, anyone, unless previously experienced in this field would not know what the responsibilities are. How much work is involved? What is the time frame? Do I need to prepare tax returns and handle accounts? Can I get help? When do my responsibilities end?
Anyone with a child with special needs understands the need to prepare for the future. A trust is always a good place to start, and figuring out a savings goal for that trust is a key part to your planning.
The state will most likely be happy to do it for you after you die. If you do not have a will or an estate
Financial planning is daunting enough, but it becomes more complicated and critical when you have a child or family member with special needs.