When Private Fights Become Public (Things Get Ugly)

Check out this informative article in the New York Times regarding the rise of ultra-wealthy familial disputes over unequal trust and estate disbursement. These costly and destructive courtroom battles are becoming increasingly common, and not just for the super rich. “It doesn’t matter the amount of wealth,” says Amanda K. DiChello, a trusts and estates lawyer at Cozen O’Connor’s, “There are plenty of cases where people will fight over $500,000 or $300,000.” If you wish to avoid such contentious litigation matters, please contact any of our trust and estate planning attorneys at Reed Longyear and they can help guide both you and your family through the process with ease.