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November 2014 Archives

Discussing estate planning with heirs

Individuals in New York who are estate planning may wonder about best practices that will ensure asset distribution goes smoothly for their heirs. There are a number of steps they can take while they are still alive to make this process less difficult for their loved ones. Communication is key. Discussing estate planning with family members can help to prevent unpleasant surprises. It is not necessary to go over every detail of one's finances, but giving heirs a sense of what they can expect is important.