Most Harrisburg residents see probate litigation as something to be avoided. However, even the best laid out estates -- even those with trust planning components designed to render probate unnecessary -- are not always successful at eliminating the need for probate. If, for example, the details of a trust are contested, then probate might be necessary even when a trust is involved.
Everyone needs a will. Regardless of age, income level or whether someone is married, everyone can benefit from having a will. In this blog post, though, we are going to focus on one specific bracket of the U.S. population: the wealthy.
Getting into a disagreement with a family member over the division of a deceased loved one's estate is a very frequent occurrence. Although it can feel awkward and shameful to be in this kind of a situation, it is not something to be embarrassed about. Indeed, if your inheritance rights are in danger of being jeopardized, it is important to stand up for those rights in court.