FUTURE PLANNING

The Arc Future Planning Tool

Planning ahead can help guide a person with an intellectual or developmental disability (I/DD) to lead a good life as independently as possible.
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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).
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Click here for a Sample Letter of Intent

LEGAL RESOURCES

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.
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The Texas Chapter of NAELA

The Texas Chapter of NAELA provides a list of attorneys who work in Texas.
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Other Legal Resource:

Texas Legal Services Center

will provide names of attorneys screened and will work at a reduced rate. Call them at 1-800-622-2520.
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FAQ

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To ensure the health and safety of those we serve and our community, The Arc of Texas offices remain closed to the public.  We are available by email trust@thearcoftexas.org and phone at 1-800-252-9729 or 512-454-6694.