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Reason No. 12 For Having an Estate Plan: Your Old China Tea Set

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You’d be surprised to learn how hard people will fight over sentimental items. I always advise my clients to leave a memorandum of wishes attached to their will itemizing sentimental personal goods. I draft a form for them to take home and attach to their will once they’ve listed everything,…

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Reason No. 11 for Having an Estate Plan: The Selfish Child that Legal Zoom Does Not Account For

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My clients often want to leave the division of personal property up to their heirs. They usually say something like, “They’ll do the right thing.” I always want to respond, “Wrong answer.” I know this from experience. I was riding in the car with my godmother who told me that…

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