Kara Gansmann, a Partner at Cranfill Sumner LLP, served as a presenter for the NC ABLE Webinar Series: NC ABLE Accounts vs. Special Needs Trusts on Nov. 9.

Kara co-presented with Reid Chisholm, Assistant General Counsel at the Department of State Treasurer.

The webinar discussed Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) accounts and Special Needs Trusts. These two important items for people with disabilities and their families provide options for saving and funding expenses while preserving eligibility for key state and federally funded benefits like Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicaid.

Kara is the Chair of the Cranfill Sumner Elder Law and Estate Planning Practice Group and is based in the firm’s Wilmington office.