You decide that you do not want to leave any of your assets to one of your children. You're cutting them off. As a result, when you draft your will, you just leave them out. That means they won't get anything, right?This is a dangerous mistake that many people make,...
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Month: February 2020
People often do not know what land they own
Do you think you know exactly what land you own? Do you know how big your yard really is?If you do, it may surprise you to find out that many homeowners have no idea. They may think they do, but they do not officially know where the boundary lines are. Part of the...
Why inheritance disputes really happen
When inheritance disputes begin, it's easy for people to point to one driving factor: greed. But is that really fair? Is that really why these disputes take place?The reality is that, while some disputes do arise as heirs simply try to get more money, many of them...
Why would a trustee get removed?
When someone creates a trust, they also pick a trustee. This person is in charge of carrying out the actions indicated by the trust, but they are not the person who benefits from it.For instance, maybe the trust is supposed to be used for a college student's expenses....
Can you trim a neighbor’s tree?
Your neighbor has an old tree with huge branches hanging out into your yard. Your children play in that yard all the time. You're worried that one of those branches is going to break off and injure someone.However, your neighbor loves that old tree and refuses to have...