Accidental disinheritance is a growing problem. It’s a problem, in part, because there are too many death-disposition instruments now that dispositions are slipping through the cracks to the wrong people.
Paul Rabalais wrote about this on Your Louisiana Estate Planning Blog where he describes some of the more common ways people are disinherited. He mentions several life events that cause unintended consequences.
1) Failing to update your will yearly.
2) Ineffective wills 3) Divorce 4) Remarriage 5) Conflicting disposition instruments.
You should have your Florida estate plan reviewed on a regular basis. This should include a review of any changes in assets. To have your estate plan reviewed please contact a Jacksonville Estate Planning Attorney.