Estate Planning

Why do people disinherit their heirs?

Disinheriting an heir is the process of cutting them out of the estate plan. This is typically done with a disinheritance clause, though some people do simply leave that person out – though this is a risk, as they may challenge the decision in court.  But why would...

How to avoid common estate plan disputes

Estate disputes that arise following a loved one’s demise are not uncommon. Left to escalate, these disputes can severely put a strain on the relationships as well as the assets in question when the matter is brought before the probate court. Fortunately, thoughtful...

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