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5 ways to make a bulletproof will

March 21, 2017

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In an ideal world, your final wishes would remain just that: final. But in reality, dissatisfied heirs might look for any opportunity to grab what they feel they deserve.

Now more than ever, it’s essential to make a will that’s as bulletproof as possible.

“People are living longer, and their lives are getting messier,” says Stephen Hartnett, associate director of education for the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys. There’s more time for a second marriage, more time for valuables to pile up, more time for the family tree to sprout some unfamiliar branches — all of which can cloud who gets what after you’re gone.

Here are five measures you can take to offset potential challenges to your will

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