Guardianship/wills and trusts meeting planned

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Do you have questions about the process and role of becoming a guardian of a person with developmental disabilities or special needs?  Would you like more information on protecting the quality of your child’s life through trusts and wills?   “Understanding Guardianship For Persons With Developmental Disabilities and Providing For Their Financial Future Through Wills and Special Needs Trusts” will be presented on Tuesday, April 29th from 1:30pm,-4:30pm and again from 5:30pm-8:30pm at the Sherburne County Government Center, 13880 Hwy 10, Elk River.  
The workshop is intended for all individuals who may be involved in assessing the need for guardianship, may act as a guardian or who may assist with petitioning for guardianship and for those directly involved in planning the financial future of a person with special needs.
Presenters are Katie Jendro, Hess Law Firm and Roger Strege, Special Needs Planners.
The workshop is free.  A small meal will be available from 4:45PM-5:30PM for those who attend either session.  
Registration is encouraged by Friday, April 25th, in order to accommodate hand-outs.  Those who wish to attend or need more information should RSVP to Martha at 763-443-5984 or by email:  
The training is sponsored by the Sherburne County Developmental Disabil-ities Advisory Committee with funding assistance from the Sherburne County Board of Commissioners.


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