Category Archives: Estate Law

Understanding Intestacy, continued

Welcome back. In our previous blog post, we talked about intestacy and how it can occur. To recap, if you die and do not have a will, your assets are distributed under your state’s intestate succession law. The law was created so that assets are distributed in a manner that is closely aligned with what…
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Understanding Intestacy

  If you die and do not have a will, your assets are distributed under your state’s intestate succession law. The law was created so that assets are distributed in a manner that is closely aligned with what most people would want had they created a will for themselves. It generally means that assets are…
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Avoiding Family Disputes over Estate Planning, Part Two

Welcome back to the second installment in how to avoid causing family fights over your estate plan. No one wants to think that their family would fight over the decisions they made when they created a will, but it does happen, and it could happen to your family. Avoid the tension, stress and fighting by…
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Avoiding Family Disputes over Estate Planning, Part One

When someone in a family dies, the last thing anyone wants is a dispute over inheritance. You may not think that your children and other relatives, who care about and respect each other now, would resort to fighting over the details of your estate plan, but it happens. You may be able to prevent it…
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