ABLE Accounts & Other Fund Management Approaches

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Have family members or the individuals you support asked your agency about managing their “non-countable” assets? Has your agency struggled to keep up with the changing rules regarding fund management for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities? Then this ABLE account training is for you.

On April 28, 2021, Attorney Hyman Darling will deliver a virtual presentation describing ABLE accounts and reviewing fund management approaches for individuals and families receiving public benefits. This training will delve into topics such as pooled trusts and True Link debit cards and compare and contrast each financial vehicle’s benefits and challenges. The presentation will also include a Q&A portion.

Who Should Attend:

CFOs, Senior Benefit Administrators

About the Presenter:

Attorney Hyman G. Darling is a partner in the Western Massachusetts firm of Bacon Wilson, P.C., where he has practiced since 1981. He concentrates in the areas of Trusts, Estates, Taxes, Estate Planning, Probate, Guardianships, Special Needs and Elder Law. Prior to joining the firm, he was a Trust Officer. Attorney Darling has been a frequent presenter for both MCLE and the Massachusetts Bar Association as well as speaking for many Springfield civic and professional groups. He also has spoken for NAELA at many conferences. He is also an adjunct faculty member in the LLM Program at Western New England University– School of Law and Bay Path College. Attorney Darling is a member of the Special Needs Alliance and is a member of many local planned giving committees and is a Past President of the Hampden County Estate Planning Council. He is also a Past President of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

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