Stepparents are involved in approximately 50 percent of litigated estate disputes. These disputes usually relate to differences in opinion between the stepparent (usually stepmothers) and the stepchildren regarding estate distribution. It's important to consider this fact if you have remarried, if you're a stepparent and if children are involved as it could help you formulate your estate plan in a way that ensures your wishes are adhered to after you've passed.
As you create an estate plan, it's only natural to consider the future well-being of your loved ones. At some point, you may realize that special needs planning is a process you need to tackle.
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When creating an estate plan, it's important to consider what would happen to you in the event that you become incapacitated.
A guardianship is every bit as important as it sounds. With this legal tool in place, one person has the power to make decisions for another, such as in the event of his or her incapacitation or a disability.
When a person passes on, they often leave a lot behind. While many details may be taken care of in an estate plan, others could slip through the cracks. This is even more so the case in today's day and age, with technology becoming such a big part of everyone's life.
When it comes to estate planning, you need to focus long and hard on guardianship. In short, this allows one person to make decisions for another, such as if he or she is incapacitated or disabled.
When creating an estate plan, you may turn your attention to what will happen to your estate upon your passing. While this is important, you should also consider the many decisions you will make that can impact you while you're living.
When it comes to estate administration, such as through the probate process, there are many things you need to keep in mind.
Just because a person has a great deal of wealth does not mean that they understand how to handle it effectively or protect it in the event that they pass away. In the last couple of years, the deaths of several celebrities with large estates have shed light on just how dearly poor planning can cost one's heirs.