Parenting children with complex care needs
Parenting is hard work, period. Parenting a child with physical or learning disabilities brings its own set of particular challenges, some of which are day to day, and some are about the complex planning for the future welfare of your child.
Here at Will and Probate, we often receive enquiries from concerned parents on the subject of disability and inheritance, and we find that parents are unaware of all the consequences their children might face because of a lack of planning. Most parents of children with complex care needs are so busy with day-to-day care, they don’t have time to think of things such as inheritance and care plans. But ask yourself, what would happen if you died suddenly?
Failing to make a proper plan can lead to your child and your money falling into the hands of your local authority. To avoid this, here are three key things you need to consider as soon as possible if you are a parent with a disabled child: