Faculty Publications

Title

Military Retirees Stand To Benefit From Special Needs Trust Option

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2-29-2016

Abstract

For military retirees raising a child with special needs, a recently passed law brings a much-welcomed opportunity for protecting hard-earned savings for their child. Last month, the Department of Defense released a policy implementing a new way for retirees to designate a Special Needs Trust as the beneficiary of their Survivor Benefit Plan.