If you're like a lot of people, you feel pretty good in the wake of working with an experienced estate administration attorney to craft what you believe is a future-oriented plan that makes sense and will well protect your loved ones.
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You've taken steps to plan for the needs of family and loved ones when you pass on. Creating an estate plan, last will or trust can help ensure that your assets are divided in the way you see fit. Unfortunately, even the estates of people who took great pains to carefully plan their last will can end up in probate court. All it takes is one unhappy family member or heir to contest your last will, trust or estate. When that happens, there's potential for probate courts to deviate from your wishes.