Special needs planning is a specialized area of the law that focuses on protecting public benefits for people with special needs, while at the same time facilitating a higher quality of life.
Settling a minor’s complaint adds a level of complexity to a lawsuit that can be daunting to even experienced practitioners. Those attorneys who resolve a minor’s lawsuit must comply with legal procedures designed to protect the minor.
Kevin Urbatsch is a principal of the special needs and settlement planning law firm, The Urbatsch Law Firm P.C. located in Walnut Creek, California. Kevin also serves as National Director of the Academy of Special Needs Planners (ASNP), a national organization of special needs and settlement planning professionals. Kevin also serves as Editor-in-Chief of the NAELA Journal. Kevin is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. Kevin is also a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).
Jessica Farinas is an Associate at the special needs and settlement planning law firm, The Urbatsch Law Firm P.C. located in Pleasant Hill, California. Jessica drafts petitions for the establishment of special needs trusts, probate, court approval of accountings, appointments of successor trustees, trust disbursements, and motions to seal.