Aretha Franklin’s handwritten wills might not pass muster in some states. However, a court in Michigan, where she died, is more likely to take them seriously, experts say.
Financial planning is daunting enough, but it becomes more complicated and critical when you have a child or family member with special needs.
My mom wants to leave her house to me, since I’m the only girl. My brothers may try and contest this in probate court. What can my mom do to be sure I receive ownership of the house upon her death?