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Subject:  Re: Aunt changed the will, now what? . Date:  7/11/2001  6:35 AM
Author:  Trini209 Number:  3129 of 5761

I'd like to add to this thread (although it won't help in the case in question), that one of the major advantages of a living trust is that it is much more difficult to contest than a will. If you can forsee that certain relatives will be unhappy at their exclusion from inheriting your assets, a trust is the way to go. A will is public information, and anyone who wants to see its