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Estate Planning: 5 Steps To Avoid Inheritance Disputes

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Planning a strategy to deal with your assets after you die isn’t something most people want to think about. Even though we know how important it is, it can be very difficult to find the energy for estate planning. Unfortunately, if it is neglected or done poorly, it can result in family disputes. That’s why it’s so important to invest quality time into carefully curating and fine-tuning your estate plan. Read on for 5 planning tips to avoid family disputes.  1. Hire an estate planning lawyer With an increasing amount of online estate planning guides, it can be tempting to opt for the ‘cheaper’ and ‘easier’...

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How do we Help Children Cope with our Divorce?

A separation or a divorce can be tough for the whole family, including any children. Although as adults we may have some idea of what caused the breakdown in our relationship, children are often completely in the dark as to why their parents no longer want to live together, and why the only way of life they’ve ever known is changing. However, with the correct advice and support, you can help your child through the process. In this article, we look at how that’s possible.  Introduce any Changes Gradually  Many children feel uncomfortable with their parents sorting their schedule for them; especially...

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How do I Approach the Subject of Separation with my Child?

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Although you may feel that going through a separation is emotionally exhausting, talking to your child about separation is one stage of the process that you simply cannot skip. This is because, even though it is undoubtedly a difficult conversation to have, your child has a right to know that their parents are separating. In this post, we’ll cover how you can make this process as painless as possible for you, your partner and your child, highlighting what you should and shouldn’t say or do. Things to Say Keep the Discussion Simple and Fact-Based Although you need to tell your child that their parents are separating, you do not necessarily...

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