In this series hosted by attorney Lisa Cukier, family office professionals will learn about fiduciary protection of family assets through various sophisticated legal techniques to immunize families, bolster against vulnerabilities, and safeguard the family and its wealth. This episode focuses on what to consider for clients affected by various mental health challenges, special needs, eating disorders, addiction, substance abuse, and more.
The pandemic is causing increased anxiety in these families who wonder what will happen to affected family members in the future. Meanwhile, the supply of psychiatric inpatient beds is decreasing as mental health crises are increasing. While some of the residential care options may be the safest places to be, gaining admission is more difficult because of COVID-19 screening protocols. Lisa and guest speaker Arden O'Connor will discuss legal techniques to navigate these new issues and offer insights into increased alternative services made available during the pandemic.