When an estate is to be divided by 4 individuals and there is no Will, should each child have there own lawyer?

Asked on October 5, 2014 under Estate Planning, Ohio


Anne Brady / Law Office of Anne Brady

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

The only reason for each child to have his/her own lawyer would be if there is some dispute over how the estate is to be divided.  It sounds like an even division here, based on the intestacy laws of your estate, so there does not appear to be any reason to go to the expense of involving multiple lawyers.

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