Wills

Wills vs. Trusts: A Quick & Simple Reference Guide

Posted on: May 10th, 2016
Confused about the differences between wills and trusts? If so, you’re not alone. Here’s a quick and simple reference guide...

Wills, Trusts and Intestacy: A Quick Comparison of These Estate Planning Choices

Posted on: April 25th, 2016
Most people have heard that estate planning is important and that putting a plan in place is, as Martha Stewart would say, a “good thing.” Unfortunately, many people never get around to doing anything about it either because...

Sonny Bono’s Procrastination in Creating a Will Led to Years of Estate Battles

Posted on: March 24th, 2016
When Sonny Bono died, his net worth was just under $2 million, yet he did not have a will. Apparently, he meant to have one drawn up, but simply never got around to it. His family suffered as a result....

Marlon Brando’s Housekeeper and a Tale of Broken Promises

Posted on: March 3rd, 2016
After Legendary Oscar-winning actor Marlon Brando died, his longtime housekeeper, Angela Borlaza, claimed that he had promised to give her a home she claimed he had purchased for her as compensation for her work. She also claimed that he promised her that he would deed it to her prior to his death. However, that was never done....

3 Mega-Celebrities Who Died Without A Will: Do Not Follow In Their Footsteps!

Posted on: February 25th, 2016
When you sign a will, you get to decide who gets what (and when and how) after you die. Without a will, state law doles out your belongings according to a set of rules the legislature wrote....

Dispelling the Top 3 Estate Planning Myths

Posted on: August 24th, 2015
Don't make these mistakes! Understanding the top three estate planning myths will help you to create and maintain a plan that will work the way you expect it to work when it’s needed....
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