Freeborn Partner and Member of the firm's Trusts & Estates Practice Group, Michael Whitty, was recently interviewed by Rethinking65 for an article entitled, "DNA Tests Reveal Close Family of Advisors, Clients." The article discusses how the arrival of inexpensive and commonly used DNA tests like 23andMe and Ancestry.com have potential repercussions for family dynamics and estate plans.
According to Whitty, "people who had counted on family mysteries staying buried may not be able to count on that anymore." He advises on how to handle estate plans following unexpected updates in family dynamics due to information gathered from genealogy tests. To learn more or read the full article, click here.