There are many reasons you may consider leaving a child out of your estate plan. 

Maybe you have made other provision, like making one child the beneficiary of your life insurance plan. Maybe you don’t have a relationship with a child or don’t want to leave assets to your children that would discourage them from pursuing their own productive careers. 

Whatever the reason, you may choose to disinherit a child from your Estate Plan.  However, some states limit the ability to disinherit children under a certain age.  

Within the Trust & Will process, you may choose to disinherit (exclude) a child or to include a child. The default is to have all children are included in the Will, but you may choose to disinherit someone by selecting that "Exclusion" option. Fear not, we'll walk you through one question at a time!

If you have specific questions about disinheriting someone or your options for ensuring your decisions are enforceable, you may want to consider consulting a qualified attorney that is licensed to practice in your state.

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