Determining Asset Distribution to Adult Children

Determining Asset Distribution to Adult Children

Determining Asset Distribution to Adult Children

“For many, dividing the inheritance equally among their offspring is a deeply held value. But it isn’t always easy: What if one child is a successful professional with a good pension plan, and the other is a struggling artist who may never have adequate health coverage? Or perhaps one daughter has a special-needs child, and the other has chosen not to have children? What then is the process of balancing their value of equal distribution and the contradictory need to make financially realistically decisions?” -Sandra Butler

How should a mother provide for her children in her will?