Estate planning mistakes can leave your adopted child, however much you love him, without any cent.
Each state has rules about inheritance, which means you need the services of an established estate planning attorney to interpret the rules for you. They also guide you on coming up with the best estate plan.
When you don’t understand the different laws, you might end up disinheriting your adopted kids.
When you adopt a kid, your goals are to treat them like your biological kids. It is therefore natural that as an adoptive parent u expect that the kids are afforded the same treatment like your own kids.
Sadly, this is not usually the case.
Let us look at some of the issues that make succession for an adopted child hard.