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On the other hand, you'll be gone and why should you care how he spends it? It's his life... - Wyomingtim


True, but in the period between setting up my estate plan and the time I die, I will have the knowledge that I passed up a lot of things in life that I would have enjoyed with the result being him p..sing it away. In other words, if I wanted it pissed away, I would have done it myself. I would have that to think about for the next fifteen or twenty tears.

But I realize that sort of thinking is what is causing the indecision I now wrestle with. Thanks to all who provided ideas and personal experiences. I will read this thread again and maybe a few times more as I contemplate a course of action which will be least stressful.

Concerning seeing an estate planning attorney: I always knew this would be necessary to draw up and make legal a general plan I already have developed. Would it be productive to go to one with all the loose ends and unresolved issues I have expressed here. The issues I have are more philosophical than legal.
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