Education for Attorneys

Speaking Engagements

Alabama Family Trust’s Executive Director Lesley Byars regularly speaks to attorneys throughout Alabama to help them understand how AFT can be an effective tool for their practices. If you would like to schedule Ms. Byars to speak to your county bar, email her at

Blog to Discuss With Your Clients

When setting up a supplemental needs trust for a client, please be sure to introduce the fact that trust funds can be used to pay for pre-need funeral plans. You can share our blog post, Start at the End: Pre-Need Funeral Plans.

Act 2019-489 Impacts Future Estates

On September 1, 2019, Governor Kay Ivey signed Act 2019-489, which requires the personal representative to serve official notice to the Alabama Medicaid Agency when filing to probate an estate or when filing to administer an estate.

Alabama Family Trust has developed forms that will meet both the Medicaid Notice and Affidavit requirements which we are providing to attorneys and judges as a free service. 

Contact Us

Contact Alabama Family Trust via the contact link below to learn more about special needs trust funds.

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