Carol A. Sobczak to Volunteer her Time to Educate Community on Special Needs Trusts

TOLEDO, OH – On Tuesday, September 27, Shumaker Lawyer Carol A. Sobczak will voluntarily present a virtual webinar, Special Needs Trusts, hosted by The Ability Center of Greater Toledo and the Toledo Bar Association’s Pro Bono Legal Services Program. Her presentation will discuss who benefits from a special needs trust and when one should be created, how these trusts are created, and who should act as the trustee. Additionally, Carol will explore some of the more common terms used in special needs trusts.

When: Tuesday, September 27, 2022 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Where: Virtual Webinar on Special Needs Trusts via Zoom

Presenter: Carol Sobczak, Esq., Shumaker

Registration for this free virtual webinar is still open. Register here. The webinar will be recorded and shared on The Ability Center’s YouTube page.

“A Special Needs Trust can be the answer to a dilemma that many parents face, which is, how will their child with special needs be cared for after they are gone?” said Carol.

Carol is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law as certified by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. She also is admitted to practice law in Ohio, Illinois, and Michigan. Carol focuses her practice on planning for and administration of large and small estates, charitable and gift planning, business succession planning, income and estate tax planning, and planning for special needs beneficiaries. She has represented both fiduciaries and beneficiaries in contested probate and trust estates.

The Ability Center of Greater Toledo strives to make the Toledo community the most disability friendly in the country through advocating, educating, partnering, and providing services that support people with disabilities. The Ability Center has served the seven counties of Lucas, Ottawa, Wood, Fulton, Henry, Defiance, and Williams since 1920.

The Toledo Bar Association is a voluntary professional association of lawyers in Lucas and surrounding counties focused on advancing the highest standards of excellence for the legal profession, promoting the rule of law, facilitating equal access to justice, and consciously fostering a diverse and inclusive legal community by providing unmatched collaborative opportunities, professional development, and outstanding services to its members while also supporting the community at large. The Pro Bono Legal Services Program was formed in 1981 to connect volunteer attorneys with opportunities to assist low-income clients with certain legal issues.