The Wall Street Journal
December 12, 2011
Leaving your kids different amounts of money could make perfect sense. But it also could have unintended consequences.
If you’re a parent with multiple heirs, here is a bit of advice from estate-planning professionals: Before making any decisions about who gets what, think carefully about the emotional legacy you want to leave behind.
Whether to divide your estate equally among loved ones, or not, isn’t always an easy call. But two considerations – how you want to be remembered and how your decisions will affect relationships between family members – should be part of the planning process, experts say.
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