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Challenging a will is a challenge all in itself

Have you recently lost a loved one? Do you have concerns about the state of his or her estate? If you do, you are not the first person to feel that way. Numerous Colorado residents have questioned their loved one's wills. If necessary, it is possible to challenge a will, though doing so may be challenging all in itself.

It is impossible to please everyone when it comes to writing wills. It is not necessarily the easiest thing to do. Challenging a will is not about someone being unhappy with what he or she is not getting, though. Challenging a will is about questioning its validity, usually due to last-minute changes.

Do you have a plan for your online accounts?

The transition from a paper society to digital has been gradual. Most people were slow to hop onto Facebook and other social media, figuring it was a fleeting invention where something new would come along and replace it. Then the kids started using it to share pictures of the grandchildren, and instant messaging offered easier communication with distant family.

In many parts of life, digital items have replaced physical products. Most estate plans, however, only discuss three-dimensional physical property. As you plan ahead, what happens to all of your digital assets?

The probate process and why people avoid it

When people talk about drafting a will, avoiding probate is usually a major discussion point or even a major reason to write a will in the first place. Wills are crucial for everyone because, without them, court makes all the decisions about how your estate is distributed after you pass away. Even with a will, probate may not have a desirable outcome. Here is an overview of the process and the reasons it may not be ideal.