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Creating a disabled person's trust after death

As executor of a will, can I set up a disabled person's trust for a beneficiary after the death of the donor, if the donor has expressed the wish to have the trust set up in a Letter of Wish (and not ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Benefits and financial support - 14 May 2024

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Vulnerable Person Trust: "ceasing to be vulnerable"

We have established a VP Trust on behalf of my 9-yo autistic grandson, recipient of DLA at the middle level. (This is not normally a DIY project but I am a retired trusts and estates lawyer from ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Benefits and financial support - 4 Nov 2022

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Child trust fund

My daughter has a child trust fund. She turned 18 recently and have been told she can withdraw the money. She has severe learning difficulties and couldn't manage her own money. How do I go about ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Benefits and financial support - 18 Jan 2023

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Help - setting up discretionary disabled beneficiary trust from my sibling from overseas?

Hello everyone, I am wondering if anyone has been in this situation and might be able to help or shed some light. I live in Australia and my brother, who has learning difficulties, is in the UK. Our ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Benefits and financial support - 9 Jun 2021

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I've been made a trustee of a Discretionary Trust fund

I've been made a trustee of a Discretionary Trust fund with several beneficiaries, one of whom is disabled and the primary beneficiary - X. Disabled X currently receives housing benefit, DLA and a ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Benefits and financial support - 17 Sep 2018

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Bare trusts - mortgage interest question

20 years ago I settled a personal injury claim, I settled knowing that if the settlement money was placed into a 'Bare' trust I would still be allowed certain Social Security Benefits. The reason for ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) - 5 Jan 2018

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Income related ESA, PIP , Shaw Trust

Hi all, My Name is Sue and I have just joined as I am so confused about what I should be entitled to and where to go next . Long story cut short I have always worked in finance since I was 17, three ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) - 16 Jun 2017

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Disabled Persons Trust

Can anyone explain in clear simple terms the advantages of a Disabled Person's Trust ? I cannot get a definitive answer anywhere on the web. Some sites even suggest that there are no longer any ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Benefits and financial support - 26 Apr 2024

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failed neglected isolated and punished DAILY by TRUSTED GOVERMENT TEACHERS

if your son was ISOLATED and PUNISHED DAILY by safegaurd school support worker and certain SENIOR teaching staff head mistress duty head mistress also SENCO and my sons class teacher for not 1 year ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Education - 5 Mar 2024

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Setting up a discretionary disabled trust for my brother

Hi there, I need to set up a discretionary disabled trust for my brother, as laid out in my late mum's will. I am the lead trustee. My question is, how do I go about setting it up? I have her will, ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Benefits and financial support - 10 Jun 2022

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