If you’re thinking hard about your Social Security claiming strategy, there may be one aspect you've overlooked. If you're divorced, you may be able to receive Social Security benefits based on your ex-spouse’s work record.
If you want to exclude someone from the will, is it best to leave them a dollar so they can’t challenge being excluded? Can you put in a provision that if they challenge the will, they lose everything?
Elder law focuses on the needs of people over the age of 65. The major areas of this specialty are estate planning, long-term care planning, special needs planning, disability planning, conservatorship or guardianship and elder abuse.
In my experience, estate planning is one of the areas of personal finance with the most widespread confusion. Unfortunately, this can lead to costly mistakes in time, money and stress on people's families.