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Common Quarrels in Probate Proceedings: What you should know

Losing a relative and dealing with family conflict can be emotionally and financially draining. It is to forestall the possibility of internal squabbles after their passing that clients are advised to put in place a ‘quarrel-proof’ estate plan.

But, let’s say that this is no longer possible as your relative has passed and there is intra-family conflict over asset distribution. … Read more

Who Gets Mom’s Jewelry and Dad’s Tools?

Who Gets Mom’s Jewelry and Dad’s Tools?

During my time as an estate planning attorney I have had the privilege of working with individuals and couples that were very interested in preventing family drama and settling anticipated disputes among their children and other family members. These individuals knew their children well.… Read more