Top 10 Estate Planning Mistakes- Mistake #9

By Bill Hesch

Estate Planning Mistake Number 9 – Failure to use a trust to control the voting stock of a family business by using the Trustee to execute your succession plan and protect the business from legal problems if heirs get divorced.

Does your estate plan give control of your family business to your designated successor so that your succession plan can be executed property?

Does your business succession plan avoid legal problems if your heirs get divorced?

Click on the video from the February 2nd, 2017, Estate Planning Workshop at the bottom of this post to find out how to properly provide for who will manage your business if you die or become disabled and that family members who inherit ownership of the family business are protected from problems with their spouse if they get divorced.

To find out more about all of the top 10 estate planning mistakes made by business owners, go to You can watch a video of Bill discussing the top ten estate planning mistakes and get a copy of his Workshop outline and tools to review in the comfort of your home or office.

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