Category: Estate and Probate

Using a Mediator Can More Amicably Solve Wills, Inheritance, & Probate Disputes

Ideally, mediation should be used in any dispute involving Wills, Inheritance, or Probate. There is usually a feeling within the family that they “should” be able to work things out among themselves but the engagement of a mediator to help to find a resolution can help to avoid splits that everyone will regret in the long term.
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Estate and Probate

10 Things To Do Before You Die

Death is not something most of us like to think about and yet getting your affairs in order is advisable for everyone. Pondering your own mortality is probably not high on your list of enjoyable activities and you may think “estate planning” is only for the wealthy, or that—since you’re relatively young and/or healthy—you don’t need to worry about such things, but neither is true. In working with clients on elder and family law matters, I find that with a little planning, your “death” can be one of celebration, give you peace of mind and spare your loved ones a lot of hassle later.
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