Is avoiding conflict really worth it as an estate planning goal?
Estate planning involves assets that can be sold for cash, or cash directly. Money can be difficult when it comes to family, friends, and other relationships.
Many people do strange things because of the desire for money, or their possession of money. If you are concerned about the possibly of future conflict in your estate plan, this is one of the leading reasons that you might want to put together a plan that aims to avoid probate, and accomplish some of your other estate planning goals. It’s not always easy to confront the fact that your loved ones might have conflict after you pass away.
But the more structures, protocols, and strategies you use in the estate planning process, the easier it will be for you to accomplish your individual estate planning, achievements.
One important thing to remember is that some of the disputes associated with estate planning don’t have to do with property that is worth a high value in terms of money. If different inheritors or family members have deep emotional attachments to items that you own, or if they are mad about the person who is receiving it, they may be willing to engage in a fight, and disagreement for estate planning purposes even when it wouldn’t make sense to anyone else, to go through that level of disagreement.
Start by asking yourself about the potential for conflict. Selecting the right executor can go a long way towards ensuring that your individual needs are accomplished in the estate planning process, and that there is no confusion about your actual intentions for the estate planning property.
Many different situations such as personal connections to family heirlooms or a child from a previous marriage, could cause problems. And planning ahead with the potential for conflict can help you, so schedule a meeting with a Pasadena lawyer today.