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Month: December 2013

Wrong beneficiary designation can ignite will contest

People can make mistakes when estate planning. Moreover, when such errors occur, probate litigation can follow. It is costly and can permanently damage good relationships among heirs.Many residents of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, especially those who plan to leave a...

Start an estate planning conversation in the holidays

Families in Pennsylvania understand that in a family with adult children, having everyone together in one place is difficult. When they are all together to celebrate an occasion, death and incapacity don't usually come up as topics of conversation. However, the...

The role of trusts in estate planning

It is easy to have the misconception that the use of trusts for estate planning purposes tilts toward upper-income people.After all, popular images of asset transfer, as they occur in books and movies, typically turn on dramatic will contests or in-your-face acts of...