How Should a Mother provide for her Children in Her Will?

46% of women older than 75 in America live alone, often times due to the death of their spouse. When the task of constructing a will is partnered with the worries of maternal love, things may become troublesome.

Mother will always worry about their children no matter how old they get. Their adult children could bring even more unintentional worries to an elderly mother. Many widows are concerned with equality between their children and making sure that each child gets an equal inheritance. However, obstacles could arise that could cause equal shares to not truly be equal. What if one child is financially stable and the other is fresh out of college, or one has no children and the other a special-needs child?

Mothers want to be fair to all of their offspring. Communicating to their beneficiaries that “fair” does not always correspond to “equal” could make the process easier for the whole family.

Here is an article which takes a deeper dive.  Enjoy!  https://www.marketwatch.com/story/how-should-a-mother-provide-for-her-children-in-her-will-2018-05-10

Written by Legacy Planning Law Group

Legacy Planning Law Group is dedicated to working with individuals and families to help protect the assets they have built throughout their life, and make everything simpler for families who have lost a loved one. We help thoughtful people achieve the peace of mind that comes with planning their personal legacy and passing on family harmony.

Written by Legacy Planning Law Group

Legacy Planning Law Group is dedicated to working with individuals and families to help protect the assets they have built throughout their life, and make everything simpler for families who have lost a loved one. We help thoughtful people achieve the peace of mind that comes with planning their personal legacy and passing on family harmony.