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Importance of Estate Planning for Individuals with Disability

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ST. LOUIS CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL - ST. LOUIS, MO

AUGUST 18, 2018
Sherry Snyder, J.D. details exactly why it is so important for individuals who have a disability associated with Chiari malformation, syringomyelia or any other disorder to consider their own and their family's estate planning early. For instance, did you know that if a loved one passes and leaves an individual with a disability who is receiving Medicaid benefits money in their will, that money may actually disqualify those benefits? Watch to learn more about this very important subject!

Please note that this lecture was given in St. Louis, Missouri and, therefore, some of this information will be applicable only to Missouri and may not apply in your state. Be sure to consult a legal professional in your own state to learn about how you can protect your family's future. (2018)

Revised: 9/2019