Estate planning is about caring for loved ones and making sure that hard-earned assets are distributed according to your wishes. A good will can do just that. Now, in WHAT YOUR LAWYER MAY NOT TELL YOU ABOUT PLANNING YOUR FAMILY'S WILL, a legal journalist shares the most up-to-date laws, benefits, and tips on preparing a will, and helps readers avoid future lawsuits and ugly family disputes by answering important questions like: When is it the right time to make a will? Whats the difference between a will and a trust? How is an estate settled, or a claim against one made? What are the restrictions for changing a will? Who may be excluded from a will? Included? And more.