How to Defend a Will Contest
“The news is full of stories about the famous who didn’t bother to make a will to dispose of their substantial fortunes. Although many others did make a plan, various issues with their testamentary documents have led to costly and protracted litigation.”
What are Big Mistakes to Avoid in Estate Planning?
“Establishing an estate plan is extremely important. As life changes, it is necessary to update your plan to fit new circumstances.”
When Should I Update My Will?
“There are some obvious triggers that might prompt you to update your will, such as changes in health or marital status. There are, however, also some not-so-obvious ones to be aware of, according to financial planners and attorneys.”
Can My Ex Get Some of My Estate?
“Resist the urge to use your will for vengeance.”
What Shouldn’t Be Put in a Will?
“While the number of older Americans with wills has been dropping in recent years, that doesn’t mean you should forego this legal document.”
Why Shouldn’t I Wait to Draft my Will?
“It’s an important task that is easy to procrastinate. However, here is why you shouldn’t:”
What are Biggest Estate Planning Mistakes?
“Beyond not making a will at all, here are the biggest mistakes that estate planning attorneys see clients make.”
Why Is Estate Planning Review Important?
“Your estate planning is done, but is it? A periodic review is an important ongoing step to your planning.”
Do I Need to Update My Estate Plan?
“When it comes to creating a will and other estate-planning documents, be aware that you probably should revisit them many times before they actually are needed.”
Is Estate Planning Really That Important?
“The only person who doesn’t need an estate and gift plan is the one who lives forever and never gets sick!”