Estate Plans and Ghosts
There are people who believe in ghosts. They often believe that ghosts are the result of deceased individuals who made mistakes in life and as a result can't leave this world behind to go on to the next I don't know if ghosts exist and why they do, if they do. However, I wonder if the popular theory is true,how many of those ghosts are still here because they made mistakes in their estate plans.
Your estate plan is something that you cannot change after you pass away.It's your final statement on how you want your property divided and distributed.If you make a mistake,there's no taking it back.In the worst of plans, family members sue each other over the deceased's property.Other plans just do something one way when it could have been done in a different,better way.
Make sure that you have an estate plan you would not regret as a ghost.Talk to an experienced estate planning attorney about what you need and what the best way to get it is for you.It would be a shame if not doing so came back to haunt you.
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