Types of Special/Supplemental Needs Trusts (SNTs)

The terms “special” and “supplemental” are often used interchangeably. Frequently, “special” refers to a first party, or self-settled trust, while “supplemental” refers to a trust settled by a third party which supplements basic food and shelter. Other sources define “special” as one in which the trustee has limited discretion to make distributions, whereas “supplemental” is… Read More »

7 Things Your Small Business Lawyer Can Do For You

Small business lawyers: Assist clients in deciding which entity is right for their small business by describing the benefits and liabilities of each type of entity (corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships); Research the availability of the business name you’ve chosen, and follow New York’s rules regarding business names. Additionally, a trademark search should be conducted… Read More »