Conflicts frequently erupt in blended families as children, especially from a prior marriage and spouse's interests, often aren't aligned. As Estate Planning mistakes become costly when your family have to sort out disagreements in probate court, it is critical that you clearly state your terms in your estate plan and that you communicate and explain your wishes to your loved ones in person while you're still alive to reduce the chances of conflict and to bring them closer at the same time.
A trust is created to protect your assets, no matter how much they are worth. You want to ensure that you protect your assets so that your loved ones can be taken care of after you are unable to. A trust does more than just transfer property to your family, it does it in the perfect way you plan. Read here why establishing a trust will ensure your loved ones are taken care of.