LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Sarah Lerow Cranston | Nov 25, 2017

Beware the pitfalls of naming a minor as your beneficiary

A minor doesn’t have the right to manage his or her assets, including any inheritance. But sometimes a minor child becomes the beneficiary of a sizable family inheritance. That can occur because a parent dies without a will or trust, leading to an unavoidable direct inheritance by the child.

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