LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Carrie S. Schormann | Sep 16, 2016

Do I have to tell my family about my estate plan?

No. The short answer is that you do not have to tell your family (or your friends, your priest, your best friend or anyone else) what provisions you made in your estate planning documents. Your estate planning documents are private, but there may be good reasons to share the information.

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