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August 2016 Archives

Ensuring a will is honored in New York

Infighting or drama within a family may make it harder to ensure that the terms of a will are honored. In a best case scenario, a will may be challenged in court, which may cause a delay in when a beneficiary receives his or her inheritance. However, there are ways to increase the odds that a will is honored. First, it may be possible for individuals to create a contract stating that the terms laid out in the will cannot change.