ABLE2 Grow – Special Needs and Disability Estates Planning

13 Feb, 2024 - 14 Feb, 2024

Join ABLE2 and disability & estate planning specialist and lawyer, Kenneth Pope from Kenneth Pope Law to learn about the following:

  • Wills and Henson Trusts
  • ODSP and how it can affect estate planning.
  • How all families with adult children with special needs can benefit from the improved caregiver tax credit
  • Disability Tax Credit recapturing ($16,000-$22,000)
  • RDSPs and how they can grow to $700,000
  • Lifetime Benefit Trusts for RRIFs
  • Guardianships vs. Power of Attorney explained

Location: Zoom

Speaker: Kenneth Pope, Kenneth Pope Law

About Kenneth: 

Kenneth Pope has practiced law in Ontario since 1980. He offers specialized support to individuals with disabilities and their families. He is dedicated to providing legal, tax and estate planning services to families in Ontario and across Canada.

Through his experience in working with special needs families, Ken has become an expert in writing wills with Henson Trusts. These trusts ensure that parents of children with disabilities can protect inheritances while preserving provincial disability benefits.

Ken is knowledgeable in the application of Testamentary and Inter Vivos Trusts, asset protection, minimizing taxes on inherited assets (including income generated by those assets), powers of attorney, legal guardianship, competency issues, contested and uncontested estate administration, elder law, and succession planning in general.

Ken also provides help with tax credit adjustments, such as applying for new and retroactive disability and caregiver tax credits, appealing Canada Revenue Agency denials and disability-related tax advice.

Ken is a member in good standing, of the Law Society of Upper Canada and is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (S.T.E.P.) Ken has an extensive background working with non-profit and charitable organizations since 1975. He has been a founding member, has served as president, and has been on the board and committees of numerous non-profit organizations.


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