Retirement Plan Beneficiary Trumps Divorce DecreeIf the divorce decree says one thing but the beneficiary form says another, which did the Supreme Court just rule takes precedence?
Passing On Your PasswordsSimply naming a person in charge of your estate in your will actually will not necessarily give that person the right to get control of your email accounts or social media.
Not All Parents Choose To Leave Money To Their ChildrenThere are reasons people decide not to leave cash to the adult kids. Parents are living longer and more actively, health care costs are skyrocketing and there's that great charity that could do a lot of good with the money.
Contesting A Will In order to contest a will, you have to be an 'Interested Party' - a person who was named in a previous will or would have inherited money if there was no will or if the will is deemed invalid.
Leaving Money For PetsUnder the law, you can’t leave money directly to your pets. Instead, 39 states allow you to set up a pet trust.