Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM PDT
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Corona Library
650 S. Main St.
Community Room
Corona, CA 92882

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Autism Society Inland Empire
Autism Society Inland Empire

Conservatorships vs. Supported Decision

 You do not want to miss this presentation. Cost is just $10 per person.

This workshop will cover:

- Conservatorship and its alternatives; explain how parents may determine whether Conservatorship is appropriate for the child; and the Probate Court process of obtaining Conservatorship.

- how a Special Needs Trust can protect your child’s ability to receive Medi-Cal and SSI; how to avoid some of the biggest mistakes people make regarding estate planning for children with Autism; why it is paramount to have a Guardianship Agreement in place if you have a minor child; and when parents need to avoid or need probate if they have a child with Autism. 

- the ABLE Act signed into Federal law in December 2014 and CA recent update; ABLE Act accounts compared to a Special Needs Trust

Attorney Elizabeth McCoy has practiced law in California since 1997, primarily in the area of estate planning with emphasis in Special Needs Trusts and Conservatorship. She is a frequent speaker on the two topics. In 2006, Ms. McCoy graduated from Washington University School of Law, ranked by U.S. News and World Report in the top fourteen percent of law schools in the nation, where Ms. McCoy was the Jan Adam Zuckerman scholarship recipient. Since 1988, Ms. McCoy has also been a licensed Landscape Architect, with a B.S. in Landscape Architecture from Iowa State University. Prior to practicing law, Ms. McCoy helped create Landscape Architecture plans for Disney, St. Regis and Marriott resorts all over the world. Since 2012, Ms. McCoy has been a Member of the TACA Board of Directors, and a frequent speaker and sponsor at TACA parent meetings, events, and the National TACA Autism Conference, Autism Society of America meetings and conferences, and the Involved Exceptional Parents Day Conference.