About this Event
This free presentation by special needs and elder law attorney Stephen Burns is geared towards parents and caregivers with young adults or adult children with special needs.
About the Program – Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Powers of Attorney
At age 18, young adults are vested with the authority to make education, healthcare, housing and financial decisions, among others. Learn about the guardianship and conservatorship process, and the alternative, less restrictive means available to parents and caregivers to advocate for young adults as they approach and enter adulthood.
About Steve Burns
Mr. Burns is an elder law attorney who focuses his practice on estate planning, special needs planning, guardianship and conservatorship matters, and estate administration. Mr. Burns began in private practice representing financial institutions in employment and collection matters, but his participation as a coach and volunteer with the Special Olympics led to an opportunity in estate and special needs planning. He regularly works with families who have children or other family members with special needs and advises those families as to the creation and use of special needs trust, Medicaid and Social Security issues, and guardianship or conservatorship issues. He is a graduate of Wake Forest University (BA) and Catholic University, Columbus School of Law (JD, cum laude), and currently serves as a Board Member with the Virginia Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and for Commonwealth Community Trust.
Organized by ANSIR, Aspergers and Neurodiversity Support and Information of RVA.
Sun, December 8, 2019
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST
St. Mark’s United Methodist Church
11551 Lucks Lane
Midlothian, VA 23114