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

Monday, October 31, 2016

How Do You Leave an Inheritance That Doesn't Hurt?

Even inheritanceDeciding how to divide your estate amongst your children can be hard, especially when you have children living in various stages of life. For instance, what do you do when you have two daughters who married wealthy men and two sons who are hard workers but not financially well off? You could split it evenly four ways, but obvious signs show that two of them will be ok without the inheritance. Read the rest of the Article for ways that some are dealing with this type of inheritance dilemma.

See Michelle Singletary, Leaving an Inheritance That Won’t Hurt, Washington Post, October 20, 2016.

Special thanks to Naomi Cahn (Harold H. Greene Professor of Law, George Washington University School of Law) for bringing this article to my attention.

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/2016/10/how-do-you-leave-an-inheritance-that-doesnt-hurt.html

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