When Even Good Planning May Not Be Enough

Robin Williams had accumulated a lot of stuff over his career and he had a detailed plan about which things would go to his children and what was to go to his current wife.  But even this amount of detail left a few things unclear and so now the family has moved into major litigation.  The article below raises many questions about how far planning can go to avoid these issues.  http://www.slate.com/articles/business/moneybox/2015/02/robin_williams_estate_fight_even_good_planning_can_t_prevent_a_rancorous.html