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ACCESS Transitions Night: Guardianships, Special Needs Trusts, and ABLE Accounts

Calling all parents and guardians of children with special needs! Join Kayleigh Dulaney, with Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP, as she presents on topics including guardianships, special needs trusts and ABLE accounts at the next ACCESS Transitions Night. Childcare will not be provided.

Thursday, January 24, 2019 | 5:30 – 6:30 pm

ACCESS Academy and Young Adult Campus Cafeteria
1500 N. Mississippi Street Little Rock, AR 72207

Please RSVP by Monday, January 21, 2019 to Laura Wyerick, ACCESS Annual Programs Coordinator, at laura.wyerick@thewrightfoundry.com or 501.217.8600.

“Even though we consider ourselves young(ish), and Kennedy is just 10, we know that life is fragile. That’s why we met with our attorney to talk about the things we can do now to make sure Kennedy has what she needs when we are no longer here to take care of her.

It is never too early to start thinking about how you will make sure your child with special needs is taken care of when you’re gone. It’s not a fun thing to think about, but the rules are definitely different for these special kiddos, so we went to the pros for help. I sleep a little better at night knowing that we are setting Kennedy up for success after we’re gone.

When it comes to our plans for taking care of our children after we’re gone, how we plan for our children with special needs is different than how we plan for our other children. It’s taken some time and some specialized knowledge from our attorney, but we feel good knowing we’ve taken the right steps now to make sure Kennedy is happy and secure in the future.”

Alison Caballero, ACCESS Parent

Kayleigh Dulaney is an attorney with Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP in Little Rock. She works on the firm’s business team advising clients in a variety of tax-related areas including estate planning and special needs planning. In 2018, Mid-South Super Lawyers named Kayleigh a “Rising Star” in the areas of tax law, estate planning and probate administration, business and corporate law, and nonprofit organizations. She obtained her law degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law and an LL.M. in tax law from the University of Florida School of Law. As the parent of a son with Down syndrome, Kayleigh is active in the special needs community as an advocate and educator. She enjoys the opportunity to help other families navigate the steps in planning for the future of a loved one with a disability.

The project described was supported by Grant 18-AGI-001-16-SG and was made possible through funding provided under Public Law 106-402 as administered by the Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities for the State of Arkansas.