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Review of Reviews: “Accidental Inheritance: Retirement Accounts and the Hidden Law of Succession,” N.Y.U. L. Rev. 89 (2014 forthcoming)

Review of Reviews: “Accidental Inheritance: Retirement Accounts and the Hidden Law of Succession,” N.Y.U. L. Rev. 89 (2014 forthcoming)

Stewart E. Stark and Melanie B. Leslie, professors of law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, New York

Anyone who counsels clients in investment or estate-planning matters knows the importance of regularly reviewing beneficiary designations on qualified retirement accounts to one day assure the smooth and intended transfer of assets. However, most Americans don’t regularly seek professional counsel on these matters. Instead, they’re left to navigate oblig

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