Finance, Legal & End of Life Planning


Finance, Legal & Life Planning


Caring for a child with Down syndrome includes making decisions so that they will be cared for throughout their lifetime. Gathering information and planning can help provide for your child and the needs of your entire family while at the same time addressing your overall goals.

Seek out professionals who are knowledgeable, experienced and sensitive to the issues surrounding special needs children and their families. These experts in the fields of law, financial planning and insurance often team together to provide information, assistance and guidance that will be tailor made for your child and appropriate for your unique personal situation.


Financial Planning and Special Needs Trusts by Herbert Hinkle


Directory by City for Special Needs Trust Lawyers

Katherine N. Barr: Expertise - Special Needs Trust/AL Family Trust/Guardianship/Wills

Sirote PC 2311 Highland Avenue South, P.O. Box 55727, Birmingham, Alabama  35205

Phone: 205-930-5147 
Fax: 205-930-5101

Chuck Andrews

Northwestern Mutual 421 Emery Dr, Hoover, AL 35244

Phone: (205) 444-5012

Deborah A. Mattison: Expertise – Disability Rights & Education Law

The Kress Building - Wiggins, Childs, Quinn & Pantazis, LLC. 
301 - 19th Street North, Birmingham, Alabama 35203

Free consult: 1-800-476-9428
Phone: (205) 314-0500
Fax: (205) 254-1500

Shane Sears, Law Offices of Sears & Sears, P.C.: Specializing in advocating for children with special needs in the public school system

One Chase Corporate Center, Suite 400, Birmingham, AL 35244

Phone: 205-313-6334
Fax: 866-754-9453