Monthly Archives: December 2016

Estates/Elder Law Blog

Special Needs Trust Fairness Provisions Become Law

Dec. 28, 2016

On December 13, 2016, the 21st Century Cures Act (the Cures Act) was signed into law by President Obama.  While the Cures Act addresses a myriad of issues, Section 5007 entitled “Fairness in Medicaid Supplemental Needs Trusts” is particularly important, and long overdue. Prior to…

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