There are pros and cons to whether you do or don’t discuss your estate plan with your children, but in many situations it is better that you do so.
It can be a hard conversation to start. If you, as parents, initiate the discussion, your children may resist because they don’t want to think about your eventual death. If your children initiate the conversation, you may believe that their primary interest in you is how much they might inherit.
In reality, however, you have a lot more to talk about. » Read more..