Extra tools for understanding and taking advantage of a special needs pooled trust like The Arc of Texas Master Pooled Trust
Letters of Intent and Expressing Wishes for the Future
The Letter of Intent outlines information on daily needs, supports, and legal and financial matters of a person with an intellectual or developmental disability (I/DD).
Click here for a Sample Letter of Intent
Supported Decision Making
Supported Decision Making is a way for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to maintain their independence while planning for the appropriate supports they need. Learn more
Find an Attorney
The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys provides a list of attorneys who are experts in disability benefits estate planning, wills, trusts, and special needs trusts. If an attorney has CELA next to their name they are a certified elder law attorney.
The Texas Chapter of NAELA
The Texas Chapter of NAELA provides a list of attorneys who work in Texas.
Texas Legal Services Center
Texas Legal Services Center will provide names of attorneys screened and will work at a reduced rate. Call them at 1-800-622-2520.