Make estate planning easier with charts

Colour-coded documents save task of digging through hundreds of pages of legal papers

Mr Andrew D. Hendry, a lawyer, found comfort in what his wealth adviser had created for his estate plan: A series of colour-coded documents that laid out exactly who got what, when and why.
Mr Andrew D. Hendry, a lawyer, found comfort in what his wealth adviser had created for his estate plan: A series of colour-coded documents that laid out exactly who got what, when and why.PHOTO: NYTIMES

Mr Andrew D. Hendry rose through the corporate ranks to become the vice-chairman and general counsel for Colgate-Palmolive, the global consumer products company.

As a lawyer, he understood complicated legal documents and how they guided the inner workings of a large corporation.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 23, 2020, with the headline 'Make estate planning easier with charts'. Print Edition | Subscribe