Estate planning for families who have loved ones that struggle with substance use disorder (such as addiction and/or alcoholism) can be emotionally and mentally difficult. It is possible to create an estate plan that can support and provide for a child or loved one struggling with substance use disorder, while also supporting and encouraging his or her recovery. Planning options, such as specialized trusts, are discussed with clients impacted by substance use disorder, to empower them to find a plan to fits their unique needs and circumstances, and functions to support and protect their loved ones.