Addressing an estranged child in your estate plan can be a complicated subject. If you get it wrong, all of your children may wind up in contentious estate litigation for years. And to make matters worse, your wishes might not be followed.
This post circulating on Facebook addressing do-it-yourself estate planning makes some good points but also contains some major falsehoods, especially as they apply to Louisiana. Learn what is good and not so good about this post intended for people outside of Louisiana.
For parents who have a child with special needs, planning for their loved one’s life after they themselves are gone can be overwhelming. Breaking the process down into manageable parts and working with specialized professionals and companies can help.
Do my husband’s minor children from a prior marriage have any rights to any marital assets acquired during our marriage in the event he dies before me?
Perhaps one of the most difficult, and increasingly common, estate planning questions involves the inclusion or disinheritance of an estranged child.