One of the best ways to avoid expensive litigation or unreasonable financial or legal obligations is to make sure the terms of any contract you sign or partnership you create are absolutely clear to all concerned parties and under the law.
Everyone, regardless of wealth or status, has an estate. Your estate encompasses assets and possessions that you call your own and that will need to go somewhere when you die. Establishing a plan is perhaps one of the most basic – and under-exercised – inviolable rights you possess.
Whether you are the plaintiff or the defendant, financial and emotional costs can accrue rapidly, no matter the inciting reason for the lawsuit. If you are being sued, there is no question: you will need strong legal representation.