Is your estate plan bulletproof? Techniques for avoiding litigation over your estate
Abstract: An inherent problem with wills and other estate planning documents such as trusts is that, when the time comes to put them into action, they can be objects of dispute. Fortunately, there are strategies a person can implement during life to minimize the risk of a fight over his or her estate after death. This article takes a look at some of them, while a sidebar explains how to successfully implement a no-contest clause, which disinherits an heir or beneficiary who unsuccessfully challenges a will or trust.