Join the Peer Support Network for a seminar on Wills and Trusts.
Wednesday 29th January, 10.00 – 1.00, Project Art Works studio
This session is specifically for families and carers of a disabled loved one, it’s vitally important to make arrangements and properly plan for the future when you are no longer there to care for them.
At this session, specialist lawyer Philip Warford from Renaissance Legal will talk about how to plan for the future using carefully prepared wills and trusts.
Philip will cover the importance of making a Will; choosing executors and guardians; Beneficiaries of your Will and Trusts that may need to be set up.
He will explain how a Trust can be a useful tool to help manage funds for a disabled person throughout their lifetime. How setting up a Trust will protect their vulnerability and any potential financial abuse; Allow the assets to be managed by people you choose; and to protect their entitlement to means tested benefits and support.
He will talk about the two main Trust options available. A Discretionary Trust and a Disabled Person’s Trust. He will explain the differences and how personal circumstances, flexibility and value all play a part in deciding which Trust suits your family.
Tea and coffee will be provided.
Image: Louise Newham, Untitled, 2014