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"Seven Ways That Cheap Tweety Bird Figurine Can Screw up Your Estate" - Estate Planning and Administration News

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Posted on: Oct 30, 2017

Looking for additional materials to advise your client on the importance of estate planning? This article from CNBC goes over seven common areas clients can fail to forget about.

If you want to avoid family fights over your estate, take a long hard look at your closet.

Personal property is something that people often fail to consider when drawing up wills and other estate planning documents, attorney John J. Scroggin told an audience of financial planners last week at the FPA Be conference in Nashville.

"The single biggest point of conflict among family members is not the million dollars over here," said Scroggin, who is an accredited estate planner and a partner with the Roswell, Georgia-based law firm Scroggin & Co.

"It's the yellow Tweety Bird [figurine] that sat in mom's kitchen for 40 years."

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