From the Author
Having my own blended family, I wrote this book with a passion for helping blended family partners and their advisors navigate the often treacherous waters of estate planning for blended families. I am always available for speaking engagements about this subject.
From the Back Cover
Make plans for the future of your unique family! Every family is different, and blended families -- defined as those with children from previous marriages or couplings included -- can be even more difficult to plan for. When dealing with complicated family situations, cookie-cutter estate plans just donât work! Estate planning can be difficult as the subject matter can seem complex for non-lawyers, and family members can be hesitant to clearly voice their opinions on touchy matters. However, planning the future of your family's estate is crucial for the emotional and financial well-being and stability of all family members, and having everything in order will bring invaluable peace of mind. Estate Planning for Blended Families outlines estate planning specifically for blended families, addressing the special concerns and issues that may arise from the process in this very special of circumstances. By providing various examples of different blended families, L. Paul Hood, Jr. gives advices and focuses on techniques of estate planning for blended families in many different situations. Whether you are a member of a blended family looking to plan your estate or an attorney looking for advice, this book can help you move forward with confidence. This book includes a CD-ROM full of supplemental resources and helpful tools to better plan your family's estate.