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Litigation of Nominations and Dispositions Favoring Stepchildren Under Pre-Divorce Instruments

Careful drafting can prevent lawsuits.

According to the Step Family Foundation (the Foundation), “the majority of families have shifted from the original biologically bonded mother, father and child. We’re now a nation in which the majority of families are divorced. Most go on to remarry or form living together relationships.”1 The Foundation further cites the following statistics from the U.S. Bureau of Census:

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