If you think Estate Planning is simply the creation of a will or trust, you are missing a large portion of information, and could potentially have assets that do not flow according to the plan you have set up in your will or trust.
Black Americans are 50% less likely to have a living will in place, in comparison to other groups.
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?
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