Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

Editor: Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Dealing With Inheritance Guilt

BagIn the midst of extreme emotion at the loss of a family member, sometimes inheriting a large sum can be too much for a grieving relative to handle.  This emotional shock can be eased by making a donation to a charity that the family member supported or doing something to honor the dearly departed with the newly acquired wealth.

See Alex Coppola, Easing a Client’s Inheritance Guilt, The Wall Street Journal, May 19, 2014.

Special thanks to Brian Cohan (Attorney at Law, Law Offices of Brian J. Cohan, P.C.) for bringing this article to my attention.


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