“How to Divvy Up the Inheritance and Keep the Family Together” offers tips on how families can handle the distribution of tangible items that have intangible value. Relatives will want cash, land, and valuable jewelry but they will also want tchotchkes, mementos, cheap furniture, and pictures too. And the emotions attached to these items with little market value are just as strong as those associated with cold, hard cash.
Some people are reluctant to discuss such matters and imagine that their heirs will figure it out. Emotions run high after a death in the family and long-simmering resentments …Read More