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Introducing ‘The Estate Department’
By Liza Hanks
You asked, we listened. Welcome to our new column on wills, trusts, and so much more.
The Wills Party
By Shmuly Yanklowitz
My wife and I thought finalizing our wills was a good reason to have a party. Here’s why.
Wills and Grace
By Polly Dugan
The long-delayed process of drafting my will was even more painful than I expected. We don’t really need this, I kept thinking. Doing a will is for other people. People who die.
How To: Avoid Family Conflict When There’s No Estate Plan
By Amanda Clayman
What do to when a loved one dies with no estate plan? A financial therapist offers six ways to work with your family and remain sane -- and harmonious.
How Do You Want To Die?
By Modern Loss
When it comes to discussing the end of life, 'it's always too soon, until it's too late.' The Conversation Project explains how to start that dreaded talk with loved ones.
By Robin Epstein and Amy E. Feldman
Left out of someone’s will? Our legal eagles explain whether or not you have recourse. (Hint: the "I'm sure I just slipped his mind" rationale won't fly.)
Your (Almost) Last Wishes
By Amy E. Feldman and Robin Epstein
How do you create a living will? Wait, what's a living will — and why do you need one? Our legal eagles explain all.
Excusing Myself at Weddings
By Meg Tansey
A reader struggles to get through weddings without breaking down; another is consumed with guilt about the last argument he had with his late friend.
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