Thursday, March 12, 2015

Interesting Overview of Avoiding Probate Disputes

Blood Feuds provides an interesting review of sibling rivalry and estate plans. There are some suggestions for avoiding potential litigation by being open and clear with sons and daughters about choices.  According to the author, much of this litigation occurs when the children are in their 50s and 60s.  In our experience, there is little correlation between the amount being divided and the willingness to engage in expensive legal battles against relatives after a parent has died.