With roughly three out of four people dying in debt, the question of who must pay for those unpaid sums becomes a very real one for the next of kin.
Articles tagged with "Joined will"
What happens when parents, in an attempt to “do what is right”, give more to one child than another after they are gone? They create a potential for a witch’s brew of resentment and in-fighting that can go on for years.
Divorce usually means a partner can’t collect from the ex-spouse’s estate—but not always. On the other hand, being separated generally doesn’t override a spouse’s rights. Either way, if you’re planning to split up, think about changing your will and other legal documents.