Writing a “Top Ten” list for mistakes in an estate plan is especially challenging, as there are a myriad of mistakes that both clients and their estate planning attorneys frequently make. However, in years of being involved in all aspects of estates, the following issues especially stand out for our top 10 list:
1. Failing to Have an Estate Plan:
This first mistake should be rather self-explanatory as the only thing worse than having an improperly executed estate plan is not having one at all.