Family Conflict in Estate Planning: Family Secrets

Part 3 of our Series Sources of Family Conflict in Estate Planning Family conflicts are as dynamic as our family makeup.  Deciding who’s in charge of your estate (blog 2) or sibling rivalry (blog 1), the sources of family conflict are often secrets between family members.  This week we write about histories of resentment and... [Read More]

Family Conflict in Estate Planning: A 5 Part Series

When it comes to  the administration of an estate, controversy often happens.  Often these controversies are the result of family conflicts.  Understanding these conflicts BEFORE they happen can help you create the proper estate plan to avoid unnecessary delays, legal battles and of course, bitterness. Sibling Rivalry Part 1 The sources of conflict within a... [Read More]

Part 2 – Conversions: Estate Planning for the Unknown or Unexpected

“To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.” Oscar Wilde As you think of your loved ones and your estate plan, you may be thinking – “Mine is not that complicated. I don’t have any unknown factors. I don’t have millions in assets so why should I be concerned.  I will leave everything to... [Read More]