I just had an alarming real-life case that might encourage you to get your estate planning done and/or reviewed.
Parents of a single child were finally doing their will with the same attorney as their parent's. During this process, they coordinated with mom and dad and realized that they had everything set up to go to charity if they died first.
Their plan was written when precious Johnny hadn’t been
Things have now been updated. If something happens to the young parents, the grandchild will get grandma and grandpa's estate, rather than be completely disinherited.
Please be responsible and make sure your plan is lined up right to take care of the ones you love!
Tom Gartner, MSAPM, CFP®
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