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Subject: Re: Living in the Future Date: 2/28/2010 1:57 PM
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Actually, me too. I have put some effort into it... I guess it's not that I am lazy about it. It is that SGSpouse is resistant to spending much time planning details with me. I think she prefers leaving some planning for later. So I try to balance our estate planning needs with her comfort levels to do it. And she gets a lot more consideration than potential heirs.

with me ..it's a "i just don't want to think about it!!!!"


My situatuation is a bit different. I am some years senior to the Countess, so my intention is to mostly let her muddle through. We do have a family trust, mainly to avoid California's probate situation (A bit like Bleak House, imo.) One concern is that she won't honor my desire to leave a bunch to the ACLU and will give it all to some reactionary group. (She has designated her Catholic girls academy as her primary charitable beneficiary, and I am ok with that. They get no support from the cuurch.) We have each designated a lump to our siblings. She will either honor that or not if I predecease her. None of our siblings "deserve" much, but, hey, they are family. Besides thay might sue.

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