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Millions of dollars may be missing from prominent estate

We all have a general idea of who we would like to have our possessions if we pass. Those who engage in estate planning hope that their assets will be passed on in accordance with their wishes. To do so, these individuals utilize a number of legal tools, including trusts, wills and powers of attorneys. However, even the most iron-clad estate plan can falter when an estate administrator and others involved in the estate distribution process fail to abide by the laws and rules in place to protect estates.

Family conflict can be a barrier to estate planning

When people think of estate planning, they often think about how they want to leave their assets to their loved ones while at the same time protecting the value of the estate. In a nutshell, this is the entire purpose of estate planning. But there are many considerations that go into the process, which may alter the way in which one engages in estate planning. These considerations can give rise to estate planning challenges.

The risk of not modifying an estate plan

There is always something we need to do better our future, but this does not mean it is easy to take these steps. It can take a lot of courage to initiate the estate planning process. It's not easy to address your own mortality, and the thought of how to divide your assets amongst your loved one's can be stressful, especially when expectations are high. Although some individuals feel a massive sense of relief once they complete their estate plan, they are far from being done with the matter. Those who fail to revisit their estate plans may very well be putting their estates in jeopardy.

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Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP
245 Main Street
White Plains, NY 10601

Phone: 914-269-2367
Toll Free: 800-724-1327
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