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8 estate planning lessons from "Downton Abbey"

(AP Photo/PBS, Carnival Film & Television Limited 2012 for MASTERPIECE, Nick Briggs)
(AP Photo/PBS, Carnival Film & Television Limited 2012 for MASTERPIECE, Nick Briggs)

The Masterpiece Theater hit “Downton Abbey” offers helpful lessons in a lot of things: turn-of-the-century fashion, 1920s table manners, dramatic face slapping. And while viewers might not realize it, in between all the backstabbing, messy relationships and ego-fueled showdowns, the miniseries is also an in-depth tutorial on the prudence of estate planning. Don’t believe it? Here are 8 valuable estate planning tips, straight from TV’s grandest estate.

(Alert: If you're not caught up on the show, this article contains significant spoilers. Don't say I didn't warn you!)

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