This is a question that concerns an awful lot of parents, but they don't necessarily know how to prevent squabbles between the children. In this article, lawyer Kyle Krull gives a few tips for helping to head off disputes.
One of the tips given is to name the right executor. That of course is more easily said than done. As I've said many times on this blog, parents should give some serious thought to naming a trust company as executor, either instead of the kids, or to work together with one of the kids.
Click here to read Mr. Krull's article.