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Subject:  Re: Off topic question Date:  5/30/2013  2:25 PM
Author:  StockGoddess Number:  72324 of 88826

RUN to Amazon and buy this book for all the reasons this is a really really bad idea

This exact situation is discussed. The kid who is getting money "doled" out to them will want more -- then will call you, harass you, claim you stole some of it...

Get a professional executor to handle sister's part, someone who can't be cried or begged or strong-armed into changing the donation amounts. Best book on trusts ever written - by a lawyer and his lawyer son, stories of...trusts, the good and the bad that happens after the folks die and the kids proceed to divvy things up.
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