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Friday, April 25, 2014

Tips on Avoiding Estate Battles

Will2Consumer Reports posted a few tips for people hoping to avoid estate battles. They have also posted a guide with advice on how to create a bullet -proof estate plan. Below are a few strategies highlighted in the article.

  1. Make sure you plan well for your "non-titled property" which is often the crux of estate battles.
  2. Make sure you update your estate plan.
  3. Make a list of who gets what
  4. Choose a distribution method that has transparency so everyone knows that your wishes are carried out.
  5. Determine the process for conflict resolution.

See How to Spare Your Heirs a Battle Over Your Estate, Consumer Reports, Apr. 20, 2014.

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