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Life and death of Stan Lee highlight need for estate planning

Characters from the Marvel Comics universe, like Spider-Man and Captain America, are familiar names among many Ohio residents. The passing of Stan Lee, the company's founder, leaves behind a large estate. Any will or trust established by the former publisher and chairman has not yet been publicly disclosed. If an estate plan is lacking, then a lengthy court process could ensue as possible beneficiaries make their claims.

Estate planning details that should not be ignored

Ohio residents should make sure to avoid a few common errors when creating estate plans. For example, some people create a trust and then do not fund it properly. Assets might need to be retitled to be placed in a trust, or there may be some other required procedures. Estate owners should also be aware of assets that cannot be passed using a trust, such as property owned jointly with rights of survivorship.

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