The documents that make up an estate plan are vital to how end-of-life wishes are carried out. However, some surviving individuals may disagree with certain documents or details of a plan. In many situations involving such disagreements, a will dispute could arise that results in the need for litigation to resolve outstanding conflicts relating to the estate.
The various estate planning tools available to Maryland residents may have individuals wondering what documents could best suit their needs. Some parties may be interested in creating trusts to address certain needs of their estates. While deciding to utilize such a tool is a good first step, individuals may then need to determine which type of trust could be best for their circumstances.
When a young family member dies, there is a chance that the surviving family may face complications. Of course, emotional distress and other expressions of grief are understandable, but in addition to those hardships, difficulties relating to the estate could arise if the decedent did not create a will or other estate planning documents. In such cases, the estate administration may take considerable time and consideration.